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Start Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Start Running.

''I Overcame Grief and Self-Doubt by Running''

Jackie (MISSJCISRUNNING) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2007. She started running to help deal with the death of her mother and has progressed to marathon and triathlon training. What made you decide to start running? I di...  Read more

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!''

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

''I'm Just So Tickled That I Can Actually Run!''

Lisa (SING4YOU57) has been a SparkPeople member since 2007. She has lost almost 200 pounds over the past 3 years through a healthy diet and regular exercise. Lisa went from running for 30 seconds at a time to completing her first triathlon in 2009. ...  Read more

''Nothing Brings Me Joy Like Running Does''

Gail (RHYNIC) has been a SparkPeople member since 2006. She is a co-leader for the Road Runners SparkTeam, which is the largest SparkTeam for runners, with more than 70,000 members. Gail has been running for more than 3 years; she started w...  Read more

getting or feeling sick after starting a new diet?
Updated 4/18/2014 2:34:17 AM

I have been at this for a couple of months now and I am not one to get sick easy. It takes a lot to knock me off my feet. however since I started eating healthier, and exercising I have been getting sick, Alot. like three times in the last 2 months....  Read more

Starting over Again
Updated 4/15/2014 11:08:08 AM

I'm trying to get myself back on a regular gym schedule. haven't been there in almost a year. My trainer is leaving me message to know if I'm ever coming back. Every day I tell myself I'm going back today. and then I get home and get Cold feet. All t...  Read more

just starting
Updated 4/16/2014 10:35:05 PM

I do mainly walking and lifting at my job but I realize that I need to do more whole body toning and tightening. Any suggestions?...  Read more

Day one Flat Belly Jump Start anybody doing this ?
Updated 4/14/2014 7:34:53 PM

Hi, I looked at the Flat Belly community, do not see any one that is active. I completed Day 1 of 4 day menu. anybody doing this eating plan ?...  Read more

Starting Nutrition Tracking and Have a Technical Q
Updated 4/15/2014 12:18:55 AM

Hey, Does any one know how to delete something that is preset in the nutrition tracker? I need to delete "snack 2" so those calories can disburse over the 3 meals and 1 snack I am trying to track (per a nutritionist). I found the place where I...  Read more

Run and be happy...

I have become a happier person since I started running....  Read more

Starting to run

Start by walking, and carry a stop watch. Start running, and clock the amount of time you run each time you do it. Alternate walking and running and look at your total time running at the end. Next time out, try to increase it for the same course,...  Read more

Dear Me, Sexy Is... starting fresh

HELLO BEAUTIFUL People, it's time to drop your pounds. Who are you? Sexy Is the PERSON YOU SEE INSIDE YOU. Have some ADULT FUN. This team is NOT for the easily offended or thin skinned....  Read more

What's New on SparkPeople.com

We've gathered links to this month's latest and healthiest articles from SparkPeople! 10 Keys to Keeping the Weight Off These strategies will help you look and feel great long after you reach your goal. A Surprising Exercise th...  Read more

Overcoming Self-Doubt: How Do You Do It?

We've all had those times when we set a goal, start working toward it, and then begin to wonder if we're going to be successful. Was my goal to aggressive? Is this the wrong time to pursue it? Do I have all of the tools I need? Whether your goal...  Read more

Exercise plan until I can start running

Since the beginning of BLC, I was doing great, exercising 20 minutes a day, at least 5x a week. Then I fell off the streak, and since, I'm struggling. I need a plan, a schedule, something to take the guess out of the workout. So here it i...  Read more

How to Start Running: What it really takes to go from “Couch to 5k”

After setting my own personal 10k records these past two weekends, I wanted to reflect on how hard I’ve worked to get to this point. Why? Because my first reaction to my 8:43-mile pace was, “I should be faster.” While I have been running at leas...  Read more