We're masters at self-distraction: If you walk into any gym, you'll likely see people's gazes fixed on magazines, TVs or phones as they chug away on treadmills or ellipticals. When jogging outside, you might run through a mental to-do lis... Read more
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
I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa... Read more
Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country... Read more
Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life. I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik... Read more
My Sister and I are in a Step Tracker Race!
Everyday that I track my Steps. I ask my Sister Lisa how many did you do and she always beats me no matter how many I did that Day, I was able to beat her one time: with 14,000 to her 5,000 on Oct. 31, 15... Read more
My heart is racing from excitement. I have my youngest Nora asleep and now my oldest willow is just about. That means ZUMBA!!!! Mommy time!!!!! But it will be done in dark and muted but hey! I'm not complaining! Lol... Read more
My goal before my 10k race in Canada was to lose 10lbs. I'm officially at 10.6 lbs with over 2 weeks to go. Anything I lose from now until the race is cake, and I'll take that kind of cake every time.... Read more
When I run, I imagine I'm in a race against all the bullies who used to tease and taunt me... calling me Omega Moo and oinking at me. That was 25 years ago and it still drives me to kick a&$!... Read more
At first, I limited myself to one goal. That is how I got started. It set a strong foundation.For me, it was tracking my food. Not sticking to a set number of calories, mind you, just tracking.Setting one goal could be as easy as 'log in to Spark Peo... Read more
I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m... Read more
It's hard to believe just ten short months ago SparkPeople runners and walkers traveled from all over the country to run the first of many races in 2010. We all met in New Orleans to run in the Mardi Gras Rock N Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon at the... Read more
Endurance Racing – New Goal!
Ok, this probably isn’t the endurance racing that first comes to everyone else’s mind; this is on horseback! Yep, I am going to give it a try; on my Quarter Horse gelding Magic.
For my first race I am going to... Read more
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