Don’t Bother Running If You’re Looking to Lose Fat

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Looking to get moving? Change up your sedentary lifestyle? Burn off your belly fat? Think twice before starting a running routine. “While any movement is usually better than none, running fails almost every test of a worthy exercise,” writes Nick English at Vice in a piece calling running “the worst way to get fit.” He’s specifically talking about running at a “middling” pace. It’s not efficient at building strength, which is the best way to increase metabolism and burn fat; it’s far from the best type of “cardio” you can do; and as many as 79% of runners are injured at least once a year.

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One thought on “Don’t Bother Running If You’re Looking to Lose Fat

  1. Jonathan Hughes 11/22/2016 / 6:40 PM

     This person does not know what he is talking about. There was an over weight person living in Guerneville California.  He started running. Over time he lost weight running farther and farther

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