, no matter what their weight."That's a great message, and one we should all take to our non-exercising, overweight friends. They need every bit of motivation they can get. Still, we should also remember that weight loss is almost always good. Because lean
protein and youll be fine.Weigh yourself daily during periods of intense training If youre losing weight, make sure its from fat loss, not chronic dehydration. Maughans recommendation is to restrict actual weight loss to one per cent of body mass
't automatically drop five pounds just because you run, says Clark. You also have to reduce your daily food intake. Each mile you run burns roughly 100 calories. Cut out a biscuit or two every day, and you can add another 100 calories to your weight-loss effort
often the most dehydrated runners on the course? "I can only say that I believe they’d perform even better with more fluids," he answers. "Our advice remains unchanged: drink to minimise weight loss, but don’t overdrink, and favour a good sports drink
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
? When Einstein runners finish a session, they don't write essays or poems. They record their numbers. How far did I run today? What was the temperature and humidity? My pre- and post-run weight? My average and maximum heart rate? Mission impossible
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