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Thank you !! That was very helpful.

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10/15/12 2:39 P

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Hi,

If your running for calorie burn only, faster is the way to go, however, with that comes a greater potential for muscle soreness and injury which could prevent you from running. Running is a multi-dimensional sport which require long slower runs to help build endurance and fast shorter runs to activate the fast twitch muscle fibers.

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10/15/12 2:18 P

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Here's a pretty good article about it:

www.fitsugar.com/You-Asked-Long-Slow
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10/15/12 2:10 P

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Which is more sensible, to run slowly and for a longer stretch of time, or to run more quickly,
but for less time? Thanks.

(opps, sorry to post here, I see there is another place for questions....)

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