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Best Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Best Running Form.

An Exercise in Self-Esteem

If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r...  Read more

Your Good-Better-Best Guide to the Grocery

One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a...  Read more

Weight Loss can be a Team Effort

So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness. I was just about to congratulate myself...  Read more

Look Great at Any Weight

My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was  thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment. ...  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Give Back

According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his...  Read more

Running plateau
Updated 8/1/2014 12:32:48 PM

I'm stuck. I got back into running about 2 months ago after taking a short hiatus from exercise. Obviously, when I got back into it, it was rough. I'm doing a lot better now. I'm in a lot less pain and my time is improving. I'm super stoked about tha...  Read more

I ran 5k!
Updated 7/31/2014 4:43:27 PM

I've never been a 'runner', but last year I was turned on to the C25k program. Like a lot of people, I never completed the program. This year I kept pushing myself toward that goal and made it. My new goal is to reach 10k....  Read more

Want to run..but i have arthritis in my hips
Updated 7/31/2014 2:11:47 AM

Hi fellow spark mates, I want to run a half marathon this year. I had set it as a goal for myself this year and was working well towards it - by exercising and eating right. And then i had a very major flare up of my arthritis in May. It was so bad...  Read more

BEST scales to buy?
Updated 7/30/2014 4:05:30 PM

What do you think is the best digital scales to purchase? Looking for something that will last. In the past, I have purchased walmart digital scales. Never fails that within a couple of months, they stop working correctly. Put in new batteries and...  Read more

EXPERTS: The great "Form of Protein" Debate...
Updated 7/29/2014 7:10:41 AM

Oh boy. There seems to be a different answer, depending on the expert's degree, training, and area of expertise. It could probably be debated ad infinitum, but maybe we can nail down some good fundamentals. The question: Which is the best form o...  Read more

Gaining health, losing weight

The key to losing weight and gaining better health is to include some form of exercise in your daily life!...  Read more

Eat foods with no flour or sugar

Eat foods that do not have any form of flour or any form of processed sugar....  Read more

Spark Florida - The Official Team

The Official SP Team for Florida. Join us and meet other Floridians who want to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy. Keep Florida one of the best state teams by joining our team challenges and goals....  Read more

Enter the 'New in Town' New You Giveaway

The folks behind Renée Zellweger's latest movie, "New in Town", have partnered with the dailySpark and SparkPeople for the "New in Town, New You Giveaway." The prize, which is exclusive to dailySpark readers and SparkPeople members, is a PaceMaster e...  Read more

4 Easy Ways to Avoid Injury in the Weight Room

Strength training is an important part of any workout program, but it's not without its risks. That's why I am always (over)emphasizing safety and form in my workout videos and in real life when I lead people through a class. When you're...  Read more