HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LOSE 20 POUNDS in a HEALTHY way – There are many ways by which we can decrease our body weight but this article describes to “lose weight by natural process”. There are many artificial techniques on the market to decrease weight but they are not advisable. Under Doctors consultation based on body type, body nature, and many factors they are advisable. As we are by natural means, we should also understand that the process is time-consuming. We all know that RUNNING is natural means to decrease weight. Most of the health articles state that in order to lose 1 pound of weight we have to burn energy of 3500 calories.
But the weight of the body is an indirect parameter that which is the directly proportional amount of calories to be burnt. On an average, if your weight is 150 pounds, running at a speed of 8miles/hour burns around 920 calories/hour. If your weight is 200 pounds, running at a speed of 8miles/hour burns around 1225 calories/hour. So based on the above relation with your body weight calculate the number of calories burnt with your running speed. There are many apps or websites through which you can calculate underweight, overweight, normal weight and obesity popularly known as BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator. Finally, if you burn 1000 calories it takes 10 weeks to decrease your weight by 20 pounds.
- On the first day of your running do not run too fast. It is advisable to increase the speed of your running with respect to duration gradually day after day.
- If you feel panting or exhausted it is better to decrease speed and walk.
- Use Good running shoes because they decide indirectly the speed and comfort levels of our body.
Apart from running there are many means of diet control(low-calorie food), drinking excess water, taking timely food, concentrating on customized fluids like juices or milkshakes etc.