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Start Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Start Running.

''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

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

how do i record my steps on this app? i have start
Updated 10/13/2015 3:02:10 AM

how do i record my steps on this app? i have started using a predometer but i can't see how to record it on my log....  Read more

Just starting today again. I'm a 55 year old grand
Updated 10/12/2015 8:57:04 PM

Just starting today again. I'm a 55 year old grandma and would like to have as a buddy so we can support each other and become friends....  Read more

Today my friend and i started our workout routine
Updated 10/12/2015 9:40:17 PM

Today my friend and i started our workout routine an we both were tired. we are going to exercise 3x a week. in hopes that it wil help us continue losin weight....  Read more

juicing. i started juicing today. carrot, celery,
Updated 10/12/2015 2:09:21 PM

juicing. i started juicing today. carrot, celery, chia seeds, and raw honey. it wasn't bad for a first. i have made smoothies before. i need to rethink my eating habits....  Read more

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only
Updated 10/12/2015 2:08:35 PM

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only meat, cheese, and sugar-free. I am here to tell you that it is very hard but not impossible....  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

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

What's New on

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

If I wanted to start running

Today would be the day. OMGs. If it could go wrong today, it did. And the day isn't over yet. I don't know if I want to take a 5K mile walk or a nap. On the plus side, my ankle has stopped hurting. On the minus side, a Charlie horse has taken...  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