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Hit the Trails With These 7 Pro Hiking Tips

With the right equipment and expectations, you can enjoy all the benefits that your local trails have to offer.
Posted 6/15/2020  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 182 comments   69,950 views
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How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Running Mistakes

The right gear and plan can make running a positive addition to any workout routineójust don't repeat the same mistakes many runners, both new and experienced, often make.
Posted 5/7/2020  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 174 comments   70,979 views
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Run Longer and Faster With 2 Workouts from Jillian Michaels

For many, running is their first introduction to fitness. These two low-intensity interval workouts from celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels are a great introduction to the sport.
Posted 2/26/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 50 comments   49,894 views
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Why Every Runner Should Add Hill Repeats to Their Workout

If you're serious about running, hills are an amazing way to build endurance and improve strength. Get familiar with hill repeats in this video from The Run Experience.
Posted 8/27/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 32 comments   15,190 views
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How Thinking Like an Athlete Can Help New Runners

Elite runners may look intimidating but there's a lot you can learn from athletes at the top of their game! Learn how you can apply their mental strategies to your own runs.
Posted 7/3/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 48 comments   17,687 views
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Enhance Your Performance With These 15 Essential Running Items

Runners, we have you covered. Discover 15 of the most essential items you need to make the most of your runs.
Posted 5/15/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 85 comments   27,713 views
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7 Best Running Apps to Keep You Moving

Smartphones can double as fitness devices, putting your running stats at your fingertips while keeping you engaged, entertained and motivated.
Posted 4/30/2018  2:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 87 comments   142,774 views
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The Definitive Guide to Caring for Your Expensive Running Shoes

Once you've found the perfect shoes, itís important to protect your investment. We asked some experts to share their tips for cleaning, caring for and protecting your sneakers.
Posted 2/22/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 92 comments   34,849 views
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The 14 Best Subscription Boxes Delivering Health to Your Door

Give the gift of health year-round with these subscription services sure to deliver delight the inner athlete/chef/fashionista in all of us.
Posted 12/13/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 47 comments   52,766 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 90 comments   20,898 views
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How Many Steps in a Mile, Solved

Find how many steps you take in a mile by figuring out your average stride. It only takes a minute to calculate an accurate number of steps you have to take to walk a mile.
Posted 4/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Joe  : 143 comments   476,994 views
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Stay Safe And Be Seen With These 7 Fitness Accessories

Don't get caught in the dark during your workout. Stay safe and be seen with these affordable accessories for outdoor exercisers.
Posted 3/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 165 comments   68,275 views
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Why I'll Never Be a Runner and That's Okay

After years of putting running on an exercise pedestal and feeling frustrated by failures, one writer decided to embrace her strengths and see training in a whole new light.
Posted 1/6/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 80 comments   48,357 views
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The Top 100 Running Songs of All Time

The votes are in! Check out our list of the top 100 running songs of all time, as voted on by SparkPeople members and dailySpark readers!
Posted 12/8/2016  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 273 comments   5,110,818 views
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A Change of Pace from Running in Place: 9 Exclusive Treadmill Workouts

Need a change in place from just running in place? Try these nine unique treadmill exercises, designed by an expert trainer.
Posted 8/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 46 comments   55,801 views
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