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Training For 10k Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Training For 10k.

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Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Exercise Does Not Have to be Painful

For a long time I thought that being in pain was part of the plan, a sign of progress. I was so used to hobbling around on achy feet, with leg muscles so sore that I couldn’t walk up and down stairs without holding on to the banister for de...  Read more

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

Had a sleepless night. Did my strength training wo
Updated 7/26/2016 1:56:51 PM

Had a sleepless night. Did my strength training workout video's to late. Took by body hours to wind down enough to sleep. No worries still up and moving by 0900. Gotta correct sleep schedule...  Read more

40min of upper body strength training complete :) did a big amount of housework today too
Updated 7/25/2016 5:46:24 PM

40min of upper body strength training complete :) did a big amount of housework today too...  Read more

Frequency for muscle training workouts
Updated 7/25/2016 9:16:09 AM

Hi, So I am trying to figure out an optimal workout schedule. My idea right now is to do three days of 1 hour cardio sessions and 3 days of weights/muscle training sessions each week, with a day of rest. I would alternate the cardio days and the...  Read more

Strength training is the best. Yes I mean lifting
Updated 7/21/2016 2:27:25 PM

Strength training is the best. Yes I mean lifting weights, bench pressing, squats with barbell, deadlifts, etc. It is very effective on weight loss. Only disadvantage is that it gets you hungry. #girlwholifts...  Read more

Started strength training again today and and feel
Updated 7/20/2016 6:41:38 PM

Started strength training again today and and feeling sore... Had to take a week off because I was sick......  Read more

Perform exercises you love

I love running so it's more like I am rewarding myself with a treat when I fit in my runs. On days I work I wake up at 4 am and run 3 miles on the treadmill and on days I have off I take my long runs outside anywhere from 5-10 miles. It also helps mo...  Read more

Secrets of Success

I was notorious for sitting at my desk all day and skipping breaks. Now, for my 15 minute breaks I either walk around the building or do all the stairs in my building. I have a work fitness buddy and when either of us is dragging the other person is...  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

Are You Too Competitive With Yourself?

Last week, I was talking to my co-workers about the 10K race I ran on Thanksgiving. Until recently, I always enjoyed races--the crowds cheering, meeting new people along the course, feeling good about my accomplishments, etc. But all of a sudden, I'...  Read more

Habits of Fit People: Set a Fun Fitness Goal

You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Shooting for a fun fitness goal. So why does something like t...  Read more

Week EIGHT training for 10K, goals ending 7/4/14

This is the last week of prep for my 10K run. I have worked hard and feel I am ready. 1-No alcohol. Had 3 beers for the week. Not too bad. 2-Minimum of 12 miles running each week. I think I made 12 miles over three runs through out the week...  Read more

Week SEVEN training for 10K, goals ending 7/4/14

Another week down and one week from Friday is my race. I trained hard this week and reached my weight goal for the race. Knee is feeling much better but still not 100%. I feel that I'm ready and could do the race tomorrow. 1-No alcohol. Had 1...  Read more