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How Often Should I Run to Lose Weight?

Experts Agree — This Is How Often You Should Run to Lose Weight

How Often Should I Run to Lose Weight?
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As a form of cardio, running can be a valuable tool on your weight-loss journey. How much you run and the types of runs matter, so if you're looking for how often to run to get lean and lose fat, the answer is a little complicated — all the experts agree that it depends, starting at a couple times a week to more often as you progress. Read ahead to see how the experts we talked to broke it down and what you need to know about running and weight loss.

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