Have you been running to lose weight but aren’t getting the results you want? Perhaps you’ve read on the Internet that pounding the pavement can help you shed those extra pounds. Or maybe you’ve witnessed the amazing body transformation of a formerly chubby friend. So why hasn’t it been working for you?
Don’t lose heart and don’t give up on running just yet. That article you read didn’t lie to you – running can help you slim down. It probably just didn’t give you enough information. Fortunately, RunningAddicted.com has put together an infographic filled with tips to help you lose weight through running. Check it out here.
Score from the experts at Killer Infographics
Visual Communication - 65%
Design - 55%
Content/Script - 65%
Usability - 60%
This infographic provides some tips as to how to use running to help with weight loss. By dividing the information into sections, the reader can easily jump to a specific facet of running prep, and the concise item headlines and source list offer quick information consumption. However, while all of the information here does connect to running, it's not always clear how the tip specifically aids with weight loss—some data or statistics might help provide more context. Visually, the use of relevant icons for each list item enhances quick communication for the reader. Although the varied typefaces might be distracting for the reader, the visual cues (such as lines within sections) do help guide the reader's eye. There's some helpful information here—it just needs a bit more clarity to have its maximum impact. As is, we'd give this a D.