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Benefits of Running

Benefits of Running

Benefits of Running

Running is a popular form of exercise that people participate in dearly. It is a very low or no cost involved exercise. You can do it anywhere without any hesitations. Running is a known and pursued form of exercise. Let us take a look at why it is so popular and what are the  benefits of running:

Health benefits of running:

  • Running improves cardio-vascular system
  • Running improves muscle strength 
  • Running helps reduce weight
  • Running improves stamina 

The lesser known benefits of running everyday-

  • Running improves your sleep
  • Running strengthens your knees and back
  • Running helps strengthen bones as it is a weight bearing exercise
  • Running modest exercise can improve immunity
  • Running improves cognitive function
  • Running reduces cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s 
  • Running reduces risk of cancer
  • Running improves mental health and reduces depression
  • Running lowers risk of diabetes. 
  • Running improves metabolism
  • Running lowers blood pressure
  • Running builds confidence and self esteem

These are the most popular and important benefits of running. Running can give you a longer life, better sleep, improved immunity and mood. 

Everyone should run everyday or at least 4 times in a week for improved life.

Things to be kept in mind: -

  • Check with doctor if some of your health issues pose a hazard in running or can be ignited due to running
  • Wear proper shoes while running in order to reduce pressure on knees and ankle
  • Make sure you are running in an oxygen rich environment, contrary to roads with lot of pollution
  • If you are running during the day, take care of harmful UV radiation and apply sunscreen, SPF 30+