Running is not only great for your cardiovascular system and mental health, but it can also help you lose weight. How much you need to run to see results depends on several factors, including your initial fitness level, current weight, goal weight, and diet. Here is how to start running and how often you should run to lose weight.
Does running help you lose weight?
To lose weight, you need to be in a caloric deficit, which means you consume fewer calories than you burn. Because running burns substantial calories, it can help you achieve a deficit. The number of calories you burn while running depends on a few factors like your weight, speed, duration, and age.
Excerpted from Insider