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Hal Higdon Marathon Recovery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hal Higdon Marathon Recovery.

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

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

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

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

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

High Intensity Strength Training

If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training. HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th...  Read more

Yeah! Ran a half marathon today. Feeling accomplis
Updated 11/14/2015 11:38:45 PM

Yeah! Ran a half marathon today. Feeling accomplished (and sore)!...  Read more

Marathon #6 completed today. And to think I start
Updated 11/8/2015 8:17:44 PM

Marathon #6 completed today. And to think I started this journey with Spark People 3 years ago....  Read more

Congrats on completing the half marathon! I hope y

Congrats on completing the half marathon! I hope you take another crack at the full and you finish it next time. I know you can do it! I envy you actually...I'm not allowed to run after a knee surgery, but wish I could do a marathon now....  Read more

Just attempted to run a marathon just
Updated 11/7/2015 11:25:35 PM

Just attempted to run a marathon just over 18 miles and then was too far behind the pacer to finish. HOWEVER I feel I still earned the medal since I did over a half marathon today! :) just felt the need to share this :)...  Read more

I started my weightloss/hslf Marathon training jou
Updated 11/3/2015 6:53:33 AM

I started my weightloss/hslf Marathon training journey in March this year, and I can officially say, I ran 2 half Marathons and I'm down 16 lbs and I have now signed up for Grandmas Marathon in Duluth, MN in June! 39 lbs to go to get to my goal!...  Read more


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Look at everything in a positive way!

No matter what happens it is important for me to look at things in a different and positive way. The old "if life gives you lemons, make lemonade" attitude. If I gain weight, the gain is motivation to put in extra workout or be creative with my mea...  Read more

Recovery Club

Any One is welcome here, but specificly those in recovery from smoking, drugs, alcohol ect....  Read more

Running Down a Dream: I Did Just That in Chicago

There are many days in our lives that will define who we are and what we are made of. Let today be your day! One of the most defining days in my life came on Sunday, October 11th, the day I ran my first marathon--the 2009 Bank of America Chicago...  Read more

The Art of Recovery: The Necessity of Sleep for Proper Recovery

This is part two in a series of blogs I am writing to help runners have a better understanding the role recovery plays in their healthy living journey. While I am primarily addressing runners, anyone can benefit from the information provided whether...  Read more