With the summer now here, it’s that pleasant time of year when we runners can turn our attention to some wonderful summer running. The icy, dark and gloomy days of the winter season are now behind us and ahead are a seemingly endless list of 5Ks, 10Ks, Half Marathons and Marathons for us all to look forward to.
However, with the hot sunny weather, it's important that we understand a few things regarding how to deal with this as a runner.
In order to find out how to burn off body fat it is important to first understand what fat is and how the body stores and utilises it.
What is fat for?
1. The body’s defence mechanism against starvation of sugar; ie fuel reserves
2. Storage of vitamins A, D, E and K
3. Structure of various bodily parts
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