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4 Lessons Learned from Listening to My Body

By listening to my body, I've grown stronger and more confident in my fitness abilities. Today, I share four lessons I've learned with you.
Posted 9/21/2011  6:00:00 AM By:   : 58 comments   28,499 views
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Your Running Surface May Not be Responsible for Your Running Injury

According to exercise physiologist, Dr. Hirofumi Tanaka there is no scientific evidence to support that our running surface is responsible for our creating our running injuries.
Posted 8/30/2011  6:00:00 PM By:   : 28 comments   20,859 views
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5 Reasons I've Never Had a Running Injury

Did you know that most running injuries are totally preventable? Whether you're training for your first 5K or a marathon, we'll help you get there strong and injury-free.
Posted 7/27/2011  6:00:00 AM By:   : 97 comments   183,956 views
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What To Do the Week Before Running a Race

You have spent many weeks preparing to run your race, but do you know the measures to take the week leading up to your big day?
Posted 7/26/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 34 comments   127,212 views
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Kara Goucher's 6 Tips for Beginning Runners

You can get into a running routine without injury or agony. Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher shares 6 posture tips that will help you run more smoothly and efficiently!
Posted 6/22/2011  6:00:00 PM By:   : 34 comments   27,018 views
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Celebrate National Running Day June 1st

The first Wednesday in June has been slated as National Running Day. A day to celebrate the joy of running-a sport that is not measured by speed, but heart and desire.
Posted 5/31/2011  10:00:29 AM By:   : 56 comments   16,313 views
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A Liberating 'Naked' Run

Jamie had the best run of her life, and she did it without a few items that some runners consider essential.
Posted 5/19/2011  6:04:43 AM By:   : 83 comments   30,752 views
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Confession: I Didn't Run a Marathon

Earlier this year I told you I was going to run a marathon. Guess what? I didn't. And I'm OK with that. This "failure" taught me some valuable lessons.
Posted 5/2/2011  5:39:51 AM By:   : 93 comments   27,282 views
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Stuff We Love: The Garmin Forerunner

Three SparkPeople coaches swear by this running gadget. Find out why we love our Garmins!
Posted 4/13/2011  6:00:00 AM By:   : 59 comments   36,193 views
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A Memorable SparkPeople Weekend

If you have ever contemplated traveling to meet your fellow SparkPeople friends for an event, this blog may be just the push you need to do just that.
Posted 4/5/2011  6:00:00 PM By:   : 70 comments   20,770 views
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How to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough

After completing her first half marathon, Coach Nicole learned the importance of trying your best--and giving yourself permission to fail.
Posted 4/1/2011  5:00:00 AM By:   : 120 comments   32,348 views
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The Strength to Run the Race

SparkPeople member, MICHCLEARY, shares about her goals, progress, and where she gets her strength to continue with her journey.
Posted 3/18/2011  12:00:17 PM By:   : 62 comments   32,874 views
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VIDEO: 5 Quick Stretching Tips for Runners

Coach Nicole shares her tips for newbie runners, plus the most important stretches that runners tend to overlook.
Posted 3/18/2011  7:00:00 AM By:   : 16 comments   25,841 views
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Bouncing Back after an Injury

Emily was just weeks away from a big race when she was hit by a car. Find out how she kept her spirits up--and how she's doing now.
Posted 3/8/2011  6:01:29 AM By:   : 75 comments   34,957 views
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6 Ways to Take the Dread Out of the Treadmill

Does the thought of another treadmill workout fill you with dread? Get fit--and have fun--on the treadmill with these simple suggestions!
Posted 3/2/2011  6:00:00 AM By:   : 185 comments   265,735 views
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