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Half Marathon Recovery Plan Resources

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

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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

The Importance of Setting Medium-Term Goals

So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th...  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

I am getting ready to plan my grocery list for the
Updated 2/6/2016 8:01:27 PM

I am getting ready to plan my grocery list for the first time for a shopping trip tomorrow. I am practicing but doing pretty well . Monday I hope to have it down so it feels less awkward. I look forward to getting to know you all....  Read more

Planning on having a few drinks tonight with frien
Updated 2/8/2016 5:50:02 PM

Planning on having a few drinks tonight with friends. The calories in one drink is quite alarming. How do you handle nights like this? Budget in the calories, or treat it as a "cheat night". Does anyone else feel guilty after? Any advice?...  Read more

Just knocked out a half mile on the treadmill. 2 d
Updated 2/6/2016 10:08:25 AM

Just knocked out a half mile on the treadmill. 2 days in a row, yipee! It's a start....  Read more

Heading to dance for a 6 hour dance day! Planned a
Updated 2/6/2016 8:07:52 AM

Heading to dance for a 6 hour dance day! Planned a salad for lunch, but had French toast for breakfast....  Read more

I just started phentermine today. . Planning in ta
Updated 2/5/2016 11:19:28 PM

I just started phentermine today. . Planning in taking in 1200 carbs a day. This is gonna be hard bit my motivation is being the size I want to be for my wedding....  Read more

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan. I am training for a half-marathon and get super hungry the day after a long run. Combining the meal planning with the fitness planning means I eat the right stuff for my level of activity. It also helps with the gro...  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

WLS - The journey before, during, and after.

A team to meet others that have had WLS and planning or trying to maintain weight after being post-op for years. All is welcome friends and family too. Our path on this journey never ends....  Read more

Run/Walk Method Works for Me: Will it Work for You?

As many of you may know I am a runner. 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 though not e...  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