Healthy Living: Running

I got this article from Shine: Healthy Living

Fat Burning Running Exercise:

For newbies

  • Pick up the pace (30 minutes).
  • Walk at a brisk pace for 5 minutes.
  • Run for 3 minutes at a comfortable but challenging pace.
  • Power-walk for 2 minutes to catch your breath.
  • Repeat steps 2 and 3 three more times.
  • Walk at an easy pace for 5 minutes.


FYI: As you gain strength, spend more time running and less time walking.

For seasoned runners

  • Go faster, stronger, longer (45 minutes).
  • Walk at a brisk pace for 3 minutes, then run at an easy pace for 7 minutes.
  • Run as hard as you can for 2 minutes.
  • Run at an easy pace for 3 minutes.
  • Repeat steps 2 and 3 four more times.
  • Cool down with 7 minutes of easy running and 3 minutes of walking.

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