Run To Lose Weight


Ruler's of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Running serves as an excellent workout choice to lose weight and keep in shape. It helps a great deal in getting rid of your flabby abs and bulging fats. In fact, today, health experts recommend running for weight loss. The results won't be magical, but definitely far more effective, when compared to other forms of physical workouts. Running about 25 to 30 miles per week, leads to a loss of about 2800 calories. Remember, you don't need to necessarily go in for fast pace running to lose weight. Rather, focus on long distance running at a slow pace, to fasten your weight loss program. Losing weight by running is a healthy way of managing your weight as well as ensuring a glow on your face.

Given below are some running tips to lose weight and achieve a beautiful body that you had always craved for!!

Running To Lose Weight

  • The first step would be to prepare yourself for the fact that you will undertake a running program to lose weight.
  • Set realistic goals for yourself. You just cannot lose weight immediately and instantly. Know for sure that the process is a long one and it will take time to reflect the results.
  • Consider a complete program of exercise, diet and lifestyle changes. You ideal reason for running is to burn up more calories than what you consume. Running will definitely help you do so, but you also need to maintain a specific diet plan.
  • Taking into consideration that you are just a beginner, do not force yourself into a strict diet. To follow the new running regime you would require the necessary energy and the nutrients to run. Slowly, make changes in your diet plan.
  • Once you have made minor changes in your diet plan, slowly increase the distance. Do not set time limit for your running. The main goal at this stage is to keep going without injuring or hurting yourself.
  • This might come to you as a surprise but running also has a proper technique. If you are not running in the right way, you would end up hurting yourself. A change in the early stage would help prevent unnecessary injuries.
  • Do not worry if your weight goes up initially. This may be because you would be building lean muscle, which is denser when compared to fat. However, after the initial rise, you would realize that you have lost weight.
  • Instead of focusing on the running distance, focus on the running technique. You would definitely cover more distance with the right technique, thereby losing more weight. Remember, the more you run, the more you would end up burning fat.
  • Once you have become comfortable running and feel no ache or pain, start increasing the speed of running. This would help you burn your fat quickly.
  • Last but not the least, enjoy running. The more you run with pleasure, the easier it will be to lose weight. Remember, if it is no fun, it cannot be effective as well.


Ruler's of Penmai
Registered User
Jul 26, 2012
Running is the best exercise to be followed for weight reduction. No doubt about that. YOU have given lot of dos and donts for the members of penmai to become fully benefited from running practice. thanks Nisha Hameetha

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