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Trail Running Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Trail Running Training.

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''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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

A Hiker's Guide to the Perfect Day Pack

Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon or the spectacular unknown of your local hiking trails, how you choose to prepare for a hike can make or break the entire experience. While longer, more strenuous hikes often require more a...  Read more

Hike Yourself Fit

I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro...  Read more

After 3.2 mile run down to 220.......looking good
Updated 2/6/2016 3:55:45 PM

After 3.2 mile run down to 220.......looking good feeling good....40 more pounds to go...  Read more

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!
Updated 2/6/2016 1:25:51 PM

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!...  Read more

Think I over did it. Ran last night it was an emer
Updated 2/6/2016 1:20:41 PM

Think I over did it. Ran last night it was an emergency (only time I run) then 8.19 miles walk at 4mph to keep up with husband who is fast walke. Ouch muscles...  Read more

Down 10lb in 14 days! Running 3 miles every morni
Updated 2/6/2016 2:14:25 PM

Down 10lb in 14 days! Running 3 miles every morning at 4am around my living room and dining room. Using kettle bells and already see arm definition. Go me!...  Read more

Just finished my first week of strength training/b
Updated 2/6/2016 12:55:44 PM

Just finished my first week of strength training/body wt. exercises! :))...  Read more

Try Something you Think you Don't Like

I avoided running at ALL costs (even when I was 110 pounds and 14 years old.) I hated the out of breath feeling, but I started a 5 training program to increase my endurance, and guess what.... I actually like running. I'm not out in freezing temps o...  Read more

Use a virtual treadmill app and listen to Pandora

I found a couple great apps for ipad that show great trails for running or biking or hiking as you work on the treadmill or stationary bike. And while I'm "running on the trail" I can listen to all my favorite music on Pandora. I want to get in my ex...  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

7 Good Reasons to Try a Trail Workout

One thing I love about spring weather is the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. While I run and walk my dog outside in rain, snow and even ice, it sure is a lot more pleasant when the temperature is moderate, the sun is shining, the flowers and...  Read more

Spring: The Perfect Season for New Fitness Goals

One of the reasons I have managed to work out consistently for many years is that I always keep my routines fresh and interesting. For me, it's not enough to just change up my strength-training routine or running route (although I do both). I als...  Read more