Running for Weight Loss: Five Foods To Eat that Help You Burn Fat

The word of the day for those who are running for weight loss and want to burn the fat is … metabolism.  Why?  Well if you can burn calories faster than you take them in, then you will eventually lose weight. The idea that some people have is that if you just burn more calories than you eat then you will eventually lose weight.  In part they are right, but the math is not quite […] Read more »

Review: PR*Bar is a Great Tool for Your Running and Weight Loss Success

I just tried out a nutrition bar called the PR*Bar, and I wanted to share my experience with you, and how this bar could provide you with the missing component that you need to really take your running to the next level. As we have talked about before, most people try to lose weight by cutting calories, and eating a high carbohydrate diet. The PR*Bar is a nutrition bar that is used to help give […] Read more »

Get the Mindset to Lose Weight

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This post is inspired from a discussion I had this week with my friend, Joey.  Joey has just started a running and weight loss program, and he is actually doing quite well so far.  He has already lost about 12 pounds just by modifying his eating habits, and now he is supplementing a walking and running program as well. When Enough is Enough I asked him what it was that made him decide to finally […] Read more »

Grasping the 5 Pieces of the Running for Weight Loss Puzzle

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My wife loves to put together puzzles.  She will spend hours and hours trying to match the right pieces together.  Finally, she will have a completed puzzle and a beautiful picture to enjoy.  Then I realized that weight loss and running can be a puzzle as well.  Weight loss truly can be a confusing and frustrating topic to understand.  You have all different types of exercise and diets out there, and you are not sure […] Read more »

The Cold Truth About Exercise and Metabolism

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The subject of metabolism and exercise seems to be a popular one. Many people wonder such things as ‘Does exercise increase my metabolism?”, or, ‘Will I burn more calories if I exercise in the morning that at night or the afternoon?”. Today we are going to address these questions, but you might not like the answer that I am going to give. What is Metabolism? First of all, lets clarify what metabolism is. Metabolism is […] Read more »

Gear Review: How the Nike + iPod Can Be Like Your Own Running Coach

Nike Plus iPod

I just tried out the Nike + iPod device to use try out on my running workouts, and I thought I would share my thoughts on it. I have actually only ran with it twice, and I think that overall I like it, and think it is worth the price I paid. What is the Nike Plus iPod If you are not familiar with the Nike + iPod device, basically it consists of a transmitter […] Read more »

How Many Calories Do You Consume?

Have you ever wondered how many calories you consume in a day?  Maybe you are you may be consuming more calories than you should.  Today, in this series on running to lose weight, we will help you understand the basic breakdown of calories and some ways ways to track your intake of calories. Recently we discussed a basic strategy for running to lose weight.  The basic idea behind losing weight boils down to a simple […] Read more »