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Calories Burned - Running or jogging: 8.6 mph (7 minutes per mile)

Running or jogging at an 8.6 mph pace is a great way to add an intense cardiovascular exercise to your workout routine. Running gets your heart rate up, burns calories and can help ward off problems such as heart disease and high cholesterol. It can also increase your lung function, give your immune system a boost and lower your risk of developing lung clots. Even if you're used to running at a slower pace, you can work up to a faster pace one run at a time, either outside or by running on a treadmill. If you're not sure whether or not you run with the proper technique, this article can help you work on your form. How many calories you burn running or jogging: 8.6 mph (7 minutes per mile) depends on your speed, weight and gender. You can see how many calories you burn running or jogging at 8.6 mph (7 minutes per mile) using the calculator below.