Almost all of us could stand to shed a few pounds and one of the best options out there for you is to run. But before you just grab the shoes and hit the door...here are six great articles to get you ready to start losing that weight.
Ok lets jump in...up first a bit of motivation!
I just love Emily's story and I think she shares some excellent tips that can help on your weight loss jounry. You can read her story here: https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/70-Pound-Weight-Loss-Running-43673788
There is a saying out there about "train gain" which is the weight you gain while training for a race, but this doesn't mean you can't loose weight running. This article gives a great overview of what you need to know about weight loss running: http://womensrunning.competitor.com/2017/05/health-wellness/running-weight-loss_74678
Getting out there for a good run is not just going to help you lose that extra weight. Though, it will keep unwanted pounds from developing in the first place. Those are just a few of the benefits that come with running for weight loss. Read more here: https://mbioapparel.com/blogs/running-for-a-cause/5-reasons-why-running-is-best-for-weight-loss
Ok so now we agree you should be running but you need to understand the physiological effects running has on your body. This article has a great break down for you: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/fitness/exercise/what-happens-to-your-body-when-you-run/news-story/5606e64e88e48faad086b6d314810a3d#
Before we jump into a running plan full speed, here are some really important tips to remember about your new exercise program: http://blog.mapmyrun.com/7-expert-tips-running-weight-loss/
Ok so now how do we get started? This program is a great way to start shedding those pounds :) https://www.beachbodyondemand.com/blog/running-for-weight-loss-guide
One last thing I should mention...any exercise program will work better if you have a support structure in place. Which is why we have our Mbio Runners Facebook group where everyone can get together and support each others victories along the way or ask for help if things just aren't going right.
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