Whether you’re an endurance junkie
or you despise the thought of slaving away on the treadmill, you’ve probably had a time in your life when you’ve wondered whether you could get away with running less. In other words, if you choose to run 20 minutes rather than 60 minutes, or run two miles rather than six miles, are you sacrificing results when it comes to weight loss or performance?
Running For Weight Loss
Let’s look at weight loss first. As you probably know, walking burns calories, jogging burns more calories, and running burns even more calories. But here’s something important to realize: when you run and you get to the point where you’re really huffing and puffing, you continue to burn calories long after your running workout is finished.