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 »

Which is More Important for Weight Loss: Excercise or Nutrition?

diet and running

Today, a friend of mine, Dr Robert Maki is going to provide some great insights and tips to weight loss, and provide thoughts on whether nutrition or exercise is more important in the role of weight loss. I want to thank Dr. Rob for taking the time to write this post so that we can learn how to lose weight and stay fit. For those that are running for weight loss, you may be surprised […] Read more »

Video Blog: Running to Lose Weight

Today, I thought I would share a video of tips for running for weight loss. In this video, Mr. Les Whitley provides some great tips and motivation for getting started with a running program so that you can lose some weight. It is a quick video, and will only take a minute of your time to watch. Maybe you can pick up a point or two that will help you run to lose weight. What […] Read more »

Journal Entry: My First Marathon and Poor Eating

For Friday posts, I have been posting about some random and different things about running.  On this Friday, I just wanted to share some personal thoughts about what I have been up to with my running program and what is going on in general.  This is kind of a journal entry or true ‘blog’ entry, but I think you can learn a lot about running for beginners by reading some of the points that I […] 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 »

Can You Outrun Your Eating Habits?

Do you think that because you have started running that you can eat whatever you want that day and still drop some weight?  Your body is burning more calories, so it does not matter what you eat, right?  Well, actually is does matter.  Though you are burning more calories by running, that may not mean you can just start eating with no abandon.  I know I have fallen into that trap myself, but have found […] Read more »

What Would Your Doctor Say About Weight Loss

If you asked your Doctor his approach to weight loss, what do you think he would say?  In this post, we are going to find out some weight loss tips from a doctor who specializes in the subject. We have been recently discussing the subject of running to lose weight, and today’s post focusing primarily on the diet and eating side of the weight loss equation.  Running can be a key factor in losing weight, […] Read more »