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Why Every Runner Should Add Hill Repeats to Their Workout

If you're serious about running, hills are an amazing way to build endurance and improve strength. Get familiar with hill repeats in this video from The Run Experience.
Posted 8/27/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 30 comments   8,961 views
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How Thinking Like an Athlete Can Help New Runners

Elite runners may look intimidating but there's a lot you can learn from athletes at the top of their game! Learn how you can apply their mental strategies to your own runs.
Posted 7/3/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 43 comments   12,973 views
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Enhance Your Performance With These 15 Essential Running Items

Runners, we have you covered. Discover 15 of the most essential items you need to make the most of your runs.
Posted 5/15/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 85 comments   24,509 views
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7 Best Running Apps to Keep You Moving

Smartphones can double as fitness devices, putting your running stats at your fingertips while keeping you engaged, entertained and motivated.
Posted 4/30/2018  2:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 72 comments   127,904 views
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The Definitive Guide to Caring for Your Expensive Running Shoes

Once you've found the perfect shoes, itís important to protect your investment. We asked some experts to share their tips for cleaning, caring for and protecting your sneakers.
Posted 2/22/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 79 comments   25,045 views
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The 14 Best Subscription Boxes Delivering Health to Your Door

Give the gift of health year-round with these subscription services sure to deliver delight the inner athlete/chef/fashionista in all of us.
Posted 12/13/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 36 comments   45,904 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 90 comments   18,713 views
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How Many Steps in a Mile, Solved

Find how many steps you take in a mile by figuring out your average stride. It only takes a minute to calculate an accurate number of steps you have to take to walk a mile.
Posted 4/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Joe  : 121 comments   352,720 views
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Stay Safe And Be Seen With These 7 Fitness Accessories

Don't get caught in the dark during your workout. Stay safe and be seen with these affordable accessories for outdoor exercisers.
Posted 3/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 124 comments   57,104 views
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Why I'll Never Be a Runner and That's Okay

After years of putting running on an exercise pedestal and feeling frustrated by failures, one writer decided to embrace her strengths and see training in a whole new light.
Posted 1/6/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 39 comments   36,896 views
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The Top 100 Running Songs of All Time

The votes are in! Check out our list of the top 100 running songs of all time, as voted on by SparkPeople members and dailySpark readers!
Posted 12/8/2016  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 257 comments   4,945,705 views
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A Change of Pace from Running in Place: 9 Exclusive Treadmill Workouts

Need a change in place from just running in place? Try these nine unique treadmill exercises, designed by an expert trainer exclusively for SparkPeople.
Posted 8/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 35 comments   44,798 views
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Learn to Love At-Home Workouts With This Folding Treadmill

If you've been thinking about buying a treadmill for your home gym, look no further than our top pick for running or walking your way to fit!
Posted 7/14/2016  10:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 14 comments   43,837 views
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Hate Running on the Treadmill? Try These 8 Ways to Make It More Manageable

Many runners hate the treadmill. However, finding fun and manageable ways to get on the treadmill increases your chances of reaping the benefits of these not-so-boring workouts.
Posted 5/10/2016  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 3 comments   17,636 views
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The Finish Line: SparkPeople Reflects on the Flying Pig Journey

We trained, we raced, we conquered? SparkPeople finally reaches the Flying Pig half marathon race day. How did it go?
Posted 5/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 15 comments   22,626 views
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