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How Many Steps in a Mile, Solved

Curious how many steps you take in a mile? While the answer is dependent on a number of things, we can help you get the answer!
Posted 4/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Joe  : 93 comments   39,898 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 : 81 comments   44,757 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 : 36 comments   28,320 views
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The 10 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 12/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 17 comments   32,233 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 : 228 comments   4,724,076 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 : 20 comments   32,535 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 : 5 comments   36,198 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 : 1 comments   9,782 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 : 12 comments   18,682 views
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Small or Large, Running Groups Help You Take Charge

Community is HUGE among runners. Groups large or small really help propel your forward--no matter if you're running for fun or training for a race, there really is fun in numbers!
Posted 4/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 3 comments   14,525 views
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A Cheap Cure for Blisters Could Be in Your Junk Drawer

Inexpensive paper tape could be the most effective prevention for painful blisters among long-distance runners.
Posted 4/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 9 comments   39,173 views
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Pacing & Fueling along the Half Marathon Race Route

Two things can make or break a race: pacing and fueling. Here's how to hit that sweet spot to help you finish strong.
Posted 4/12/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   16,620 views
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Home Is Where the Half Marathon Is

For years Rhonda had an unhealthy relationship with food and fitness, but when a friend inspired her to try running, she discovered a strength she didn't know she possessed.
Posted 4/4/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 11 comments   28,669 views
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10 Ways to Train Smarter and Avoid Injury

Don't get sidelined with a running injury. Learn what to do if you suspect you're injured--and how to prevent injuries in the first place.
Posted 3/29/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 8 comments   27,137 views
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7 Things Marathoners Wish They'd Known Before Their First Race

We asked some seasoned runners what they wish they'd known before completing their first race. These words of wisdom will help you stay the course.
Posted 3/16/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 9 comments   37,836 views
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