Exercise & Fitness Community
Is there such thing as too much running a day?
About This Community:

Our Exercise & Fitness community to help you take charge of your health. Ask a question, join a conversation, get tips: fitness, nutrition, and management tools / trackers.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Is there such thing as too much running a day?

Hey, im just wondering, im 15 years old and excersize 5-6 days a week by running 3 miles. I plan on doing 6 miles in the next week or so and continue that daily to loose weight. I am 155 pounds and I want to thin down and then hit the gym all summer to bulk up so I was just wondering if I go from 3 miles to 6 miles would it hurt me, or help me? Should I run at a slower pace, like 3-4 then 4-5 miles or can I just jump straight to 6 from 3? Also I do not run on treadmills, I run a trail thats exactly 3 miles from start, to end, and back to start. Thanks for your oppinion.
1236893_tn?1408490528
Just get the OK from your doctor first!

http://www.runnersworld.com/high-school-training/should-kids-run-long?page=single
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
139792_tn?1437825090
Blank
Dalubaba commented on Des_a_rae's status
50 mins ago
517872_tn?1437831277
Blank
realjimmy commented on realjimmy's status
3 hrs ago
517872_tn?1437831277
Blank
realjimmy, and mishymoshymarcy commented on mishymoshymarcy's status
6 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Achieve your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Exercise Tracker
Make exercise part of your routine
Start Tracking Now
Top Healthy Living Answerers
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee
NJ
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1719609_tn?1309196672
Blank
thunderseed
courtenay, BC
1530171_tn?1418143903
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
Exercise & Fitness Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Healthy Living Answerers
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee
NJ
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1719609_tn?1309196672
Blank
thunderseed
courtenay, BC
1530171_tn?1418143903
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON