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Running Proper Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Proper Form.

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 2

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best strength workout...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

I went on a run today and what really helps is a b
Updated 7/30/2016 11:09:55 PM

I went on a run today and what really helps is a big brother he pushed me (not literally) I was slowing down and hardly couldn't run so he told me I was a pussy push youre self so I chucked it and ran like usain bolt...  Read more

I went for a run when my family went to the airpor
Updated 7/30/2016 7:45:52 PM

I went for a run when my family went to the airport instead of staying at home to keep myself from feeling sorry for myself #WhatIDidRightToday...  Read more

Running for weight loss. Day 1 Week 1..lets do thi
Updated 7/30/2016 1:42:26 PM

Running for weight loss. Day 1 Week 1..lets do this!...  Read more

Spark People measurement form lacks uniformity :(
Updated 7/29/2016 8:08:10 PM

I have concern about the measurement section in Spark People. I filled in my measurements in the section that says "Weight/Measurements". But when I did the calculations they didn't seem correct compared to the measurements from an older past date....  Read more

Ok im 188 lbs...strayed 400 cals from my upper ran
Updated 7/30/2016 5:42:34 PM

Ok im 188 lbs...strayed 400 cals from my upper range for the whole week...which i thought was good... exercised 3 or 4 times 50 min. I gained 1 pound ... any help?...  Read more

Watch it Buddy!

Whenever you strength train, whether with free weights or a machine, watch yourself in a mirror to make sure you are doing it with proper form. Proper form ensures you're getting the best results & not setting yourself up for injury! Happy Sparking!...  Read more

Exercise "Card" Cut-Outs from Magazines

You know those pages of exercise cut-outs that are in the fitness magazines? I never really knew what to do with them but thought that using them would be great. I now clip them, hole punch and keep them on a metal ring that I bought at the office...  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

You Asked: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Strength training may not be rocket science, but for the average person, figuring out the best, safest, and most effective ways to lift weights is no small task. There's no shortage of workout videos, toning classes and fitness plans you could fo...  Read more

The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

For some people, safety and form during a workout is a huge priority. For others, it's an afterthought. If you work out without the careful eyes of a trainer or instructor watching your every move, it can be difficult to know if you are exercisin...  Read more