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Sprinting Distances Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sprinting Distances.

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

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 cardio workout po...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

I want to be able to run distances so I've started
Updated 5/17/2016 9:30:30 PM

I want to be able to run distances so I've started doing intervals 4min walk/1min jog to 25 minutes. Today I also have a Zumba class and yoga class, so 1 3/4 hours at the gym on top of this. Do you guys think I'm pushing myself too hard?...  Read more

Have decided to do a spartan sprint. Giving a year
Updated 5/6/2016 9:39:59 AM

Have decided to do a spartan sprint. Giving a year to prepare. I am currently 230+ looking to see if there is anyone out there with OCR experience and advice for ramping up my workouts for what i need to accomplish?...  Read more

I started walking a short distance (about 1/6th of
Updated 4/24/2016 1:19:21 PM

I started walking a short distance (about 1/6th of a mile in 5 mins) two days ago. Today I went to 1/4 mile in 7 mins today. This is huge for me!...  Read more

Nice job! 3 miles is definitely a great distance.

Nice job! 3 miles is definitely a great distance...if the weather ever shapes up around here, then I may get out for a walk this weekend. :)...  Read more

Hit my PR distance for running today!!!!!!
Updated 4/18/2016 11:36:03 PM

Hit my PR distance for running today!!!!!!...  Read more

Quick weight Loss

I do quick sprints during my work out to burn more calories198...  Read more

Cardio workouts are better with "interval training"!

During a 30 minute cardio workout, when reaching the minute prior to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30, I do a one minute full out sprint. This makes the time pass so much faster and expends significantly more calories.Added bonus: I have to cool down after...  Read more

Trail Runners

Anyone who is into trail running and racing, from short distance to the ultra long stuff! From beginner to veteran! Come play in the mud with us and have some fun!!...  Read more

Barbara Lost 100 Pounds and Became a Triathlete!*

Barbara Whitehead (ONEKIDSMOM)Weight Lost: 100 poundsHometown: Lincoln, NEOccupation: Computer Programmer/Analyst What was life like before your weight loss?I have been a compulsive eater since childhood, raiding my parents’ food stores an...  Read more

One Step Closer: A Journey for a Lifetime

One of the valuable lessons I learned during my track and field days was the importance of running the correct pace for the distance. When running 100-meters, I would run as fast as I could right out of the blocks. If I were running 800-meters, I nee...  Read more