Running is termed as one of the best exercise for all the aspirants for fat loss because it burns more calories than any other exercise in the world and calorie burning is the most important to lose weight. As the trend of running marathons is on peak, so it’s good time to give a try to this magical exercise.
Let’s Understand Types of Running First
Easy and Slow Running: – This is the most comfortable run with a normal pace for a longer distance. It’s generally a myth that easy run is not good for or is not that much good for weight loss as compare to fast run. Because you cannot compare to easy run with any other type of run as people do it to boost-up stamina which is mandatory for running.
Tempo Running: – When you run with a faster pace for a long distance and maintain the same pace across the run, then this is termed as Tempo Run which is generally performed to build threshold. Tempo pace is often described as “comfortably hard.”
Fartlek Rnning: – Basically known as speed plays which includes sprinting and jogging off and on during a run. Fartlek gives you complete freedom that when you need to do sprint and when to start jogging. Generally in starting of this you can go for long distance sprinting and short distance jogging but later on you can take more time to recover. It improves aerobic and anaerobic fitness and can be effective in improving your running speed and endurance.
Interval Training:- In this workout, you run with a faster pace for a shorter distance and then take rest for 2-3 minutes then start gain with run and take rest. Generally you repeat the cycle depending upon the intensity of the workout you have decided. Interval training is one of the most effective exercises for improving speed.
It Burns more calorie Than Any Other Exercise
In comparison to any other exercise Running burns maximum calories. When you need to lose your weight then calorie burning quite necessary for this. In Running, High Intensity Interval training burns more calories per minute because it use maximum muscles with maximum power.
We can understand more calorie burning of running with compared to any other exercise
In a survey Harvard University compared a 30 minutes running workouts with different types of other workouts like weight lifting, swimming, a game of basketball and martial art and found that a person with an average weight of 70 KG burns near about 372 calories in 30 minutes with a speed of 10 km per hour and which many more than the calories burned by any other exercise in the same amount of time.
High Intensity Running Workouts Burns Calories Even After Exercise
When you do any exercise, it burns calories but there are only some exercises in which burning calories continue ever after completion of exercise.
High Intensity Intervals, Hill Repeats burns calories even after completion of workout. This is basically known as “after burn effect” in fitness fraternity. These exercises use many muscles and require extra energy to recover.
High Intensity Running Stops Hunger And Made You To Eat Less
When you are in the process of losing weight, so you try to avoid of taking calories but this is not the best way of dieting because reducing calories may increase your level of hunger which is not good for losing weight.
High Intensity Running Workout helps in stopping hunger by suppressing the level of appetite hormone ghrelin and producing plethora of hormones like peptide.
Moderate to High Intensity Workouts Focuses on Belly Fat
Studies suggest that maximum people in the world carry belly fat and level varies from person to person which is depend upon the workouts they perform or remain inactive. Carrying belly is harmful for your health.Studies have suggested that moderate to high intensity workouts can reduce belly fat even without changing your diet effectively because it increases your metabolism which is quite good for burning visceral fat which is deeper and around the internal organs like the intestines, liver, and kidneys.