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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

Why does my weight stay the same for long periods
Updated 2/13/2016 8:35:57 PM

Why does my weight stay the same for long periods of time? I'll lose five pounds and not another for two months. Is this normal?...  Read more

I've lost 36 lbs in the last year and a half. Feel
Updated 2/13/2016 3:42:32 PM

I've lost 36 lbs in the last year and a half. Feeling better and inspired to keep on keeping on till I hit goal weight. Love this app....  Read more

Lost my first pound and a half! In only a week! So
Updated 2/12/2016 10:56:57 PM

Lost my first pound and a half! In only a week! So excited! Now to add some excercise....  Read more

I'm on my period.....pmsing and I'm pretty sure I'
Updated 2/12/2016 11:45:37 AM

I'm on my period.....pmsing and I'm pretty sure I'm retaining water so I won't even see real progress until next week :(...  Read more

Yummy breakfast...! Half of a whole grain light E
Updated 2/12/2016 10:48:33 AM

Yummy breakfast...! Half of a whole grain light English muffin - half med. avacado smashed over muffin - poached egg on top... Soooo delish! Under 240 cal. Good fat & nutritious!!...  Read more

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of Runs

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of RunsThere are eight basic types of runs that are practiced by runners of all levels everywhere. These evolved through a global trial-and-error process over many decades. They survived because they work. If you want to ge...  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