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Running For Beginners Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running For Beginners.

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Running Workouts with Interval Training

Want to boost your fitness level and burn more calories? This program uses intervals (short bursts of higher-intensity activity followed by lower intensity recovery periods), which can be a more effective way to train than exercising at one intensity...  Read more

4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

Beginner ; Need encouragement, interaction
Updated 3/3/2015 9:37:57 AM

Hello! I am relatively new to this , even though NOT new to weight loss efforts. I'm looking for like-minded people with whom to share encouragement, accountability. My head knows the answers to weight loss, but I don't always follow through, so I...  Read more

I love to run I trying to find out the best app to
Updated 3/2/2015 1:01:32 PM

I love to run I trying to find out the best app to track my distances...  Read more

beginner over here
Updated 3/2/2015 7:36:04 AM

Hi! My name is Jessie and I am 33 years old. This is my first time on sparkpeople.com, and so far, I love it. I especially love the articles. I am 283 pounds, and have a small goal so far to lose 30 pounds for an upcoming surgery. Since Dec...  Read more

Coffee before a Run/work out
Updated 3/2/2015 11:45:20 AM

I struggle to find energy to move, maybe because I have a 5 yr. old and two 3 yr old boys. So when it's time for the gym, I need to slam a coffee. Is this okay?...  Read more

How does my fitbit sync workout to SP? I ran 43 mi
Updated 2/28/2015 8:56:18 AM

How does my fitbit sync workout to SP? I ran 43 mind this morning, shows connected but did not register....  Read more

Mailbox running for beginners!

I never thought I'd be a runner, until I decided to do the mailbox running. Run from 1 mailbox to the next and walk the next 3 or 4 boxes. When you become comfortable add another mailbox and lessen a walk mailbox. Before you know it you will be ru...  Read more

RunnersWorld.com

Training plans for running for all levels from beginner to marathon. It is a great source on running beside sparkpeople.com for me, hope you find it interesting, too.331...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

In the News: 6 Things You Don't Know About Your Muscles

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.Advice on Practicing Yoga in Middle Age, Part 1Dr. Loren Fishman, a back-pain and rehabilitative medicine specialist who studied yoga under B.K.S. Iyengar, answers readers q...  Read more

Stuff We Love: Two Fit Chicks and a Microphone

Editor's note: Two of our favorite fitness bloggers have teamed up in a regular health and fitness podcast, and we've invited them to tell you more about it. Tired of the same old tunes when you're working out? Want some aural inspiration fo...  Read more

Magic Mile #2, Sparkpeople Motivator, C25K Running for Beginners

Quite a lot has happened since yesterday when I couldn't think of a title. Last night I got an email from the leader of C25K Running for Beginners team asking if I would like to co-lead because the current co-leader was stepping down for a while. I...  Read more

c25k running for beginners

i am so excited tomorrow i'm going to attempt running- you know a little tester to see .....lol honestly i will do it, just a little nervous. who would've ever guessed me 48 and becoming a runner?252...  Read more