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Will running cause me to gain weight?

Katherina Gomez Asked: Will running cause me to gain weight?

I'm 5'2ish and I weigh 103, I DON'T WANT TO GAIN WEIGHT because of running. I want to tone up, I mean…if I lose 5 pounds of fat? and gain 5 of muscle…I don't even know if that's possible, but that'll be okay. How can I avoid weight gain? I just want to stop some jiggles here and there :P , or should I just keep a healthy diet? I'm 14 by the way… ._.


Christian Answered:
Running helps you lose weight, not gain weight

Aimee Answered:
I highly doubt running will make you GAIN weight.. if anything after a while you'll lose weight. but at 14 and 103 lbs, you shouldn't have anything to worry about!

Caractacus50 Answered:
Running doesn't cause you to gain weight. Eating the wrong foods causes you to gain weight. Running – or any type of exercise – will build muscle. Muscle burns more calories than fat. So if you can muscle and eat the same amount you will burn more calories than before and lose weight – and the weight you lose will be fat.

Though I don't think you have a lot of fat to lose. Just eat healthy and exercise and you'll be fine.

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