Holland Newton – Spark+ by Virtual Running Club
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Virtual Running Club & Coronavirus

In light of current events and minute-by-minute changes and announcements about COVID-19, we wanted to briefly explain our stance during these troubling times: Unless it relates to our medals and other swag, we will not add to the wealth of information available about the virus. For those updates, please consult your trusted sources for news […]

What is a ‘proper’ plank?

How to plank A plank is one of the more fundamental moves in fitness and weight training. While some can argue its effectiveness, it remains to be a staple for beginners and advanced alike. Many ask, ‘What is the “right” way to do a plank?” In a nutshell, it’s the top position of a pushup […]

How do we pronounce ‘Spark+’?

Generally, we at Virtual Running Club say “SPARK”. The “+” isn’t necessarily pronounced. BUT – that’s not something we’re worried about. Spark+ is designed for you to help you take and keep control of your health and fitness.  If you pronounce the “+”, then that’s great – we’re not going to tell you what it […]

Club 71 becomes Spark+

When we first started developing Spark+, our internal code-name and testing phase name were both Club 71. The reason behind the name was simple: There would be 52 weekly, 12 month, 4 quarterly, 2 biannual and 1 annual challenge(s). Add that up and it equals 71. While this name did capture what we wanted it […]

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