for Weight Loss Takes Time & Dedication
In our fast-paced
world, we all like to see things happen instantly and without effort.
Weight loss, however, is seldom fast or effortless. Running and
jogging are both exercises that burn a lot of calories, but it will
still take time to see results if you’re running for weight
loss. In other words, don’t get discouraged if you’re
running or jogging every day but your scale doesn’t go down
Running for weight
loss is effective only if you commit to a running program for life.
Often, people who start running in hopes of significant weight loss
will quit running after a week or two because they’re disappointed
with the results (or lack thereof). But, to achieve your goals in
running for weight loss, you may need to run for months before you
notice a difference on the scale or in the way your clothes fit.
Health experts estimate that you will need to run for 30 minutes
a day, 4-5 days a week, to lose weight and keep it off.
factor in running for weight loss is to avoid overeating. Many runners
feel like they can eat whatever they want because they run, but
this is not the case. You will still need to watch your calorie
intake if you want to lose weight, otherwise you may consume as
many calories as you are burning when you run. If you start running
for weight loss and you find it’s too hard on your joints,
or you simply don’t enjoy it, try another exercise with similar
intensity such as stationary biking or working out on an elliptical