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5k Advanced Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Advanced Training.

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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

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

So You Want to Be a Runner?

Running is one of the fastest growing amateur sports among men and women of all ages. Read how to get started on your own quest to becoming a runner. It doesn’t surprise me that more people are running for cardio exercise these days. Accor...  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

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

ok ppl stay motivated. I keep telling ppl I train
Updated 9/3/2015 10:17:37 PM

ok ppl stay motivated. I keep telling ppl I train it doesn't happen overnight. it's a journey, it's not easy, or the whole country would be 8% body fat. don't get frustrated with the scales. keep working, get past the 3 month barrier. you can do it.....  Read more

Nutrition Tracker -- why only 7 days in advance?
Updated 9/2/2015 10:51:56 PM

Hi.... I am just trying to figure out if there is any way to plan and see meals for more than 7 days ahead.. I like to plan my meal at least 2 weeks out so it make my shopping trips easier.. is there any way to do this or will this ever be a feature...  Read more

Lol, same with my puppy. He's getting a lot better (with me doing a lot of training with him every d
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Lol, same with my puppy. He's getting a lot better (with me doing a lot of training with him every day), though. He's a Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix....  Read more

I just finished day 1 of my Couch to 5K program...
Updated 9/2/2015 1:32:37 AM

I just finished day 1 of my Couch to 5K program....it wasn't easy but what did I expect at 300lbs? I feel SO awesome and accomplished!!...  Read more

Waist Training - Thoughts ?
Updated 9/3/2015 5:33:38 PM

Folks, I'm curious to know your thoughts on the recent trend of "waist training". Now this isn't really new, women have been cinching their waists for centuries. However, everything old is new again. Here's a link to...  Read more

Distance not time!

I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi...  Read more

1st Plateau Broken!

I hit my first plateau after the first 15 pounds. I reassessed my calorie intake and my exercise routine. I adjusted my calories down about 100 to 200 per day. I added resistance training, and upped the mileage per week that I was walking by a half o...  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

Overcoming Self-Doubt: How Do You Do It?

We've all had those times when we set a goal, start working toward it, and then begin to wonder if we're going to be successful. Was my goal to aggressive? Is this the wrong time to pursue it? Do I have all of the tools I need? Whether your goal...  Read more

Run a 5K in 5 Weeks with SparkPeople's Virtual Race

Running or walking a 5K is a great fitness goal for people of all fitness levels. It's an achievable distance, yet gives you a real feeling of accomplishment! While it does take a few weeks of training to complete that 3.1-mile distance, signing...  Read more