Can someone solve an argument - does running get rid of a flabby belly???
Alcohol is no good then?
It doesn't help with the belly
But a moderate amount is good for the heart
Thing is I drink a can of lager and usually a bit more every night - this isnt helping is it??
What do we now class as moderate?
Thing is, it's not about what's moderate in that sense. Fact is, a pint of lager is 200 calories. Only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you take in. That can of lager means you have to run 2 miles at 9min/mile (someone correct my figures if they're not quite right!) just to get to the number of calories consumed in a day where you don't drink. Think about it... If you run 4 miles on a day where you HAVEN'T drunk, you burn so much more than if you run 4 miles on a day where you have drunk/will drink.
If you enjoy the beer and want to keep drinking it, fair play (I'm no saint when it comes to diet/drink) but you'll find it far harder to shift the flab (mine's going nowhere!)
Drinking is good for you if you enjoy it.
I drink a lot more than you groder but I run at least 4 times a week and do exercise bike and or weights on the others.
I lost my beer gut (it took a couple of years) but my weight loss has bottomed out now so I dont think I will ever quite get a six pack but who cares? Enjoy eating,enjoy drinking AND enjoy running........WHY NOT?
To me there`s nothing worse than an obsessive fitness fanatic.
Suggest you try the Fat Face training technique as I did on Sunday last.
GPSNRS.......(get pissed saturday night run sunday) it`s a gruelling ordeal but it really works!
I'd rather drink and be happy than not drink and be miserable.
Decision made, then.
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