Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot.
Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move.
But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i... Read more
Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
I'm considering a 5K run next year, I'm not sure I can run across the street if someone was chasing me and I'm "overweight" (5'1" 145 lbs). I have til October 2014 to prepare. I have NO IDEA WHAT I'M DOING!!! Any suggestions, tip, references???
... Read more
A few days back I wanted to make a salad with hard boiled eggs in it. I boiled 4 eggs and turned off the burner. I got busy in the house and left the eggs in the water for four hours. I was afraid they were unsafe, so I threw them away. A friend said... Read more
30 I have walked many races but just started running late last summer. I know I won't be at a competitive pace but just running the entire way will be a big accomplishment! Any words of wisdom for this newbie???... Read more
So which schedule is more preferable:
Alternating days (3) for 5-8 miles each day or
More days in a row (4-6) for 2-4 miles a day?
I currently run 3 days a week, alternating M/W/F or T/W/Th...I run around 4-8 miles depending on my leve... Read more
I've been training with walk and run intervals using an app with a noise to signal my changes. I know some runners use this type of plan for marathons. I'm signed up for a local (but big) Thanksgiving morning 5K. The timed intervals help me fin... Read more
My husband and I started running this year. We began with 5Ks and are workig our way up to longer runs. We've never been running like that before but signing up for a monthly race helped us stay motivated to keep training and you get rewarded with a... Read more
How Often Do You Replace Your Running Shoes?
Healthy After-School Snack Ideas
New workout programs show that pools can attract exercisers of all ages
Top 5 Pumpkin Recipes
My Healthy Skin Routine
Food Safety Tips for the Budget-Conscious
... Read more
One of my favorite times of day to run is in the early morning before the rest of the world wakes up. It’s quiet and gives me time to think before the craziness of my day begins. I prefer to run when the sun is already up, but at ce... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.