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La Marathon 2011 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for La Marathon 2011.

''I Overcame Grief and Self-Doubt by Running''

Jackie (MISSJCISRUNNING) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2007. She started running to help deal with the death of her mother and has progressed to marathon and triathlon training. What made you decide to start running? I di...  Read more

10 Signs You're Watching Too Much Television

Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T...  Read more

La Verdad de los Carbohidratos

Es verdad. Una dieta llena de carbohidratos puede inflar el apetito y la cintura. Las dietas bajas en carbohidratos son buenas para bajar de peso a corto plazo, pero pueden ser muy peligrosas. Así que te preguntarás qué debes hac...  Read more

Guías de la Comunidad de SparkPeople

Normas y Guías de la ComunidadTodos estamos aquí para trabajar hacia el logro de nuestras metas y ayudar a otros a hacer lo mismo. Con el propósito de crear un ambiente de apoyo y positivismo, hay unas guías que observamos...  Read more

6 Errores a Prevenir Mientras Pierde Peso

¡Bienvenidos a SparkPeople! Afortunadamente su programa ha comenzado libre de problemas, y usted está contento con su progreso hasta ahora. Pero para aquellos que no están viendo resultados todavía, ha sido un poco má...  Read more

Fuel/No fuel for a Half Marathon?
Updated 3/25/2014 8:15:54 PM

I have signed up for my first half marathon in May, and I need to start experimenting with fuel on my longer runs. I have run just over 13 miles a few times this winter. I haven't wanted to carry anything with me (other than my phone and keys), so I...  Read more

My husband the marathon runner
Updated 3/13/2014 10:12:14 AM

If you want to be motivated to get in shape, marry a marathon runner. 24 My husband is in training mood for a marathon next month and ran 20 miles yesterday. After he left, there was no way I could stay on the couch. But--I wish I had his...  Read more

Walking a half marathon - Suggestions?
Updated 3/13/2014 11:48:15 AM

There is a Biggest Loser Run/Walk Half Marathon taking place this June and I'm thinking of joining the walk portion. I know, it's not as cool or challenging as running a half marathon, but for medical reasons I'm not supposed to run anymore and walki...  Read more

Superbowl Channel Out in LA & Ventura Co.
Updated 2/2/2014 9:50:30 PM

Time Warner Cable in most of Ventura and LA Counties has been out for almost 20-25 mins. on the Superbowl channel Fox 11 only! Can you believe that! OMG! Are any of the rest of you in these areas experiencing that?...  Read more

Half Marathon or 10K?
Updated 1/23/2014 1:28:04 PM

In just over 10 weeks, there´s a big marathon in my city, and I want to participate in either the half marathon or 10K. I´m thinking about the half marathon, but I´m not sure I´ll have enough time to train. At this point, i run about once a week and...  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

Treadmill selection! NordicTrack A2750 PRO

NordicTrack A2750 PRO Treadmill That’s what I want!!! The reviews:1.RUNNER'S WORLD MAGAZINE NAMES THE NORDICTRACK A2750 PRO "BIGGEST BANG FOR THE BUCK" 2.TREADMILL ADVISER - - RECOMMENDED3.TREADMILL RATINGS REVIEWS - is a good value.4.WHICHLCONTREADM...  Read more

Half Marathon

Curious about HMs or love them already? Trying to lose weight or improve nutrition while training? If you've done 5Ks and 10Ks, join the team, swap concerns, and share race reports!...  Read more

SparkPeople Members Take on Vegas

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

Free Pass to a Fun Fitness Expo in L.A. This Weekend

Greetings from L.A.! I'm here attending the IDEA World Fitness Convention, which is dubbed the largest health and fitness expo for fitness pros in the world! I'm here taking fun workouts and workshops to help me get all the details on the new...  Read more