If You're Running to Lose Weight, Here's How Long (and How Hard) Your Runs Should Be
When you're running to lose weight, trying to make every run as effective as possible, exactly how long should your runs be? Long, slower-pace runs and shorter, faster runs both have their place in your training schedule, no matter what your goals are; varying the types and speeds of your runs helps you avoid injury and become a more balanced, resilient athlete. But should there be a minimum threshold you hit if you're trying to lose weight? And how do you know what it is?