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Running to Lose Weight

If you're running for weight loss, you'll find diets for runners, weight loss challenges and meal planners here. We also have advanced nutrition and hydration advice so you're fuelled for your run.


Running for Weight Loss

If you're running to lose weight you'll find diet plans, snacking tips and healthy eating advice below.

3 Diets that are good for runners

3 Diets That Are Good for Runners  »

Are you running to lose weight? Here are three of the top diets that will help you shift the pounds.


3 Ways to Measure Body Fat

3 Ways to Measure Body Fat  »

Check out three ways to measure body fat and composition, from economy measures to 'high-tech', top end


Four Running for Weight Loss Mistakes

4 Running for Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid  »

Here are four important tips to make sure your running for weight loss plan is a success.


8 Ways to Stop Cheating on your Diet

8 Ways to Stop Cheating on your Diet  »

These strategies should help you enjoy treats rather than 'cheat' and keep you on the straight and narrow.


Calculate Your Calorie Needs

Calculate Your Calorie Needs  »

If you want to know how many calories you should be consuming in a day then follow this calorie counting guide.


Five Tips for Beginners Running for Weight Loss

Five Tips for Beginners Running for Weight Loss  »

New to running and looking to lose weight? Here are five things to remember when starting out.


Weight Loss Challenge

Running for Weight Loss Challenge  »

Running is a great way to lose weight as part of a healthy lifestyle.


Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince, Dine like a Pauper

Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince, Dine like a Pauper  »

The old adage is still as good advice for maintaining a healthy weight as ever.


7 Day Diet Plan

The Running Bug 7 Day Diet Plan  »

You will lose a minimum of 1-2lbs in a week by following our exclusive eating plan.


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