Tips: Healthy Weight Loss During Marathon Training

Looking for a snack? Try an English muffin with peanut butter and a banana. Photo: www.shutterstock.com

Use Calories Burned To Aid Weight Loss

Rather than waging war with your food intake during training, tip that calorie balance towards the negative for weight loss through your daily run expenditure. The following equation can be used to estimate the calories burned during running:

0.63 calories x ___miles run x ____pounds

For example, a 150-pound runner will burn approximately 95 calories per mile, or 378 calories over a four-mile run.

RELATED: Healthy Eating Doesn’t Mean Going Hungry

Get our best running content delivered to your inbox

Subscribe to the FREE Competitor Running newsletter

  • > I want it all!

Recent Stories

Videos

Photos