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Half Marathon Recovery Period Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon Recovery Period.

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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

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

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

No Pain = BIG Gain

We’ve all heard that a combination of diet and regular exercise is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term.    For some of us, common sense dictates that the more you work out—and the higher the int...  Read more

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Lost 4 stone in 4 and a half months, changed my li
Updated 2/24/2015 6:43:45 AM

Lost 4 stone in 4 and a half months, changed my life around and my family and friends are too jealous to pay me a compliment or boost my self esteem, feeling quite angry and tired... (mainly tired due to many spin classes) but disappointed mostly......  Read more

Have lost 30 pounds since oct. Half way to first g
Updated 2/13/2015 7:33:14 PM

Have lost 30 pounds since oct. Half way to first goal. What is most exciting is even though I can't really "notice" yet, other people are....Very encouraging...  Read more

Question about half cup/8oz. Drynor liquid?
Updated 2/12/2015 10:19:40 PM

I have a basic question about a recipe measurement. It requires 8oz. Of sour cream for a noodle casserole. Is this a wet weight like a measuring cup or is this a scale weight. thanks for any info....  Read more

So I kinda fell off for the last week and a half s
Updated 2/12/2015 8:43:01 PM

So I kinda fell off for the last week and a half since I had oral surgery, but my tooth is finally feeling better and I am going to get myself back on track!...  Read more

In life, the difficult periods are the best period
Updated 2/12/2015 5:53:53 PM

In life, the difficult periods are the best periods to gain experience and shore up determination. As a result, my mental status is much improved because of them. --The Dalai Lama...  Read more

Have a goal!

Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An...  Read more

set up a tangible goal

Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c...  Read more

Recovery Club

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

Poll: 5 Footwear Trends for 2011, Which One(s) Have You Tried?

Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b...  Read more