That sweaty, tired feeling you get after a nice long jog can be extremely satisfying. But running isn’t necessarily better than walking when it comes to dropping numbers on the scale.
That’s because burning calories isn’t all there is to it. Running, along with other cardio exercises, allows you to burn calories from muscle and fat – resulting in an overall decrease of muscle mass. However, muscle mass is good to have when you’re trying to lose weight. That’s because muscles are metabolic and allow you to burn more calories. Walking, on the other hand, allows for your body to choose which calories to burn.
[bctt tweet="The Truth Behind Walking vs. Running for Weight Loss"]
Running also results in bigger food cravings. This is due to a hormone called cortisol, which your body produces when you run. It results in enhanced food cravings in order to compensate for the calories that were recently burned. As a result, you end up eating more calories than you lost! When you walk, your body decreases its level of cortisol, allowing for a more regulated calorie intake. At the same time, your body becomes more sensitive to insulin – which ends up helping with calorie burning during other exercises as well.
Something else to take into consideration when trying to lose weight is the negative impact running can have on your joints, especially your knees. Walking is proven to be an effective alternative - just be sure to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle! Are you a runner or a walker?
Source: Runner's World
Fast, Express Shipping.
We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA & Canada via expedited or standard shipping with our partners at UPS. Once your order is received and processed, it just takes 2-4 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.
We ship within Canada and the United States via UPS with Standard & Expedited shipping (whichever is faster)
For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International (EUROPE and Other Nations), which is usually in transit for 7-10 business days, depending on location.
We ship all of our physical products with UPS, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Signatures are required on all orders. Delays caused due to custom withholds are not included in these estimated delivery times.
We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.
We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.
All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.