[Ask Dr. Phoenyx] Walking Vs. Running: Which Is Best For Weight Loss?

When it’s time to shed pounds, many people take up running because it’s a proven way to break a good sweat and torch lots of calories. Plus, running itself is pretty simple and straightforward and doesn’t require any special equipment or even a gym membership.

But what if you’re not too hot on running and prefer to walk? Does that mean you won’t get as great of a workout, and thus won’t be able to lose as much weight if you walk?

MUST READ: 21 Ways To Make Walking Fun

In this Ask Dr. Phoenyx episode I tackle a question that many fitness newbies have pondered when it’s time to lace up your sneakers and get in shape – Should I run or should I walk?

Watch the video to get the answer, and also subscribe to my YouTube channel for a regular dose of fitness and healthy living tips!


Dr Phoenyx headshotDr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. is a certified Sports Medicine Specialist, best-selling author, and the creator of Dr. Phoenyx brand nutritional supplements for Healthy Hair and Fit Body. Follow Dr. Phoenyx on her website and YouTube channel for fitness tips and healthy living inspiration.


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