You won't see many overweight runners, and there's a good reason for this. The simple act of putting one foot in front of the other is the best way to shift excess pounds. An average 11st person running at steady nine-minute-per-mile pace burns a
GETTY IMAGES1. WALK AND RUNRemember: miles are miles, as far as your belly's concerned. "Coming back from injury last year, I needed a plan to stop me piling on weight," says James Smith from Hemel Hempstead. "I stopped taking the bus and started
you need to know about dieting's 'f-word'. Weight-Loss Plans The best way to lose weight is simple – just make sure your calories out are higher than the calories in. But the devil’s in the detail, so why not follow a tried-and-tested weight-loss
calories' worth of after-dinner treats. These might range from 60 calories in an apple, to 100-150 calories in a pot of fat-free yoghurt or rice pudding, or 170 calories in a bottled beer.Say 'yes' to hot chocolate: Look at the benefits. First, it
. Then enjoy the special foods you don't have regularly. Avoid everyday options, like crisps - they don't taste different just because you're at a party.Keep on track with your weight-loss campaign using our eight golden rules.
of trekking, you’ll burn between 800kcal and 1200kcal. Carry a 25lb pack, and you’ll burn an extra 200kcal.Sunday Run long, then hit the pool later for a few laps. In 15 minutes of leisurely swimming, you’ll burn between 125kcal and 175kcal. Pick up the pace
day: basic existence 160 x 10 = 1600 calories; daily existence 0.5 x 1600 = 800 calories; running 5 x 100 = 500 calories. Add the three together and you get the total calorie burn for the day: 2900 calories.
are more accurate than others.) Once you know it, refer to the table below. Recommended Overweight Obese Men 6-18% 19-24% Over 25% Women 10-25% 26-30% Over 31% STRATEGY 7:Get adequate proteinOf the three nutrients that supply calories
later be replaced by fat. Very obese people sometimes can lose a lot of weight (because they have more to lose), but for most of us, a goal of 1-2lbs a week is more realistic.…And write them down Having goals and putting them down on paper is a simple
and interval workouts. Begin with a 20-minute run and gradually build up to 40 minutes. Then start this plan.You've got...20 minutesYou should: Run hill repeatsThe strength required to run on inclines builds calorie-hungry muscle as much as hitting the weights
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