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Why Running Doesn't Help With Weight Loss

Doing one 45-minute run once a week or a couple 20-minute runs won't burn enough calories to lose weight. In order to lose a pound a week, you'll need to cut 500 calories each day, through a combination of diet and exercise. If losing workouts weight is your goal, run three to four times per week and incorporate other forms of calorie-burning cardio and/or metabolism-boosting strength training on the other days. You're Burning Less Than You Think You just got back from a run, you're covered in sweat, and you're convinced you burned workouts over 500 calories. But did you really? A 150-pound woman will burn 495 calories running for 45 minutes at a 10-minute-per-mile pace. If you didn't run for that long or that fast, then you're not burning as many calories as you thought.
Full story: http://www.fitsugar.com/Why-Running-Doesnt-Help-Weight-Loss-23050499

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