3 Reasons Why Jogging Doesn’t Work

Jogging (any other kind of long,slow, distance training) is not an optimal training method. It may be downright bad for you. There I said it. Here is why.

1. It doesn’t help you look good (this is a big one isn’t it?)

Time for more honesty… the main reason people want to start an exercise program is to look good. Nothing wrong with that.

Sure most people don’t want to look like a professional bodybuilder and most simply want to look toned. I would guess that an ideal “toned” physique for most people would be something like the bodies of those models on a health magazine like “Men’s Health” or “Shape.”

Now for the reality check… how many people who jog (see the treadmills in gyms, or the jogger on the street) look like those cover models? That’s right, not many (if any at all!). In fact most joggers look … Read More