These are the 16 reason why you should start to run today. Running has great benefits for our health and it is very accessible exercise for everyone. You better to start running from today without any excuse to get all the benefits from running.
To lose weight: running is one of the best calorie burning exercise that’s why it’s very easy way to lose weight. If you are just 60 kg and if you run for 1hr on average pace you can burn up to 700 calories.
Power to eliminate depression: When you’re depressed, your brain is more turned off. Going for a run activates your brain cells. Having that wake-up experience can make you feel better.
Good for your heart: Running is one of the most popular cardio exercise. It will help you keep you heart fit for along your life.
Increase bone density: Running is one of the weight bearing exercise so it will increase bone density. This is the easy way to increase bone density.
Killer leg workout: We can feel the burn on running. Running activates almost all of the leg muscles.
Can always fit it in: Running is one of the most accessible exercise. You don’t need any fancy equipment. when you lace up you shoes and put earbud on your ear you are good to go.
Running counts as meditation: Running is a mental sport, more than anything else. You’re only as good as your training, and your training is only as good as your thinking.
Make new friends: when you start to run at morning you will meet lots of people who are also interested in running. Its great way to meet new people.
Eat more carbs: As we mentioned earlier it is great calorie burner and we need lots of energy to run, you don’t have to think a lot about eat or not to eat the carb. Fill your hunger with carbs as much as you want.
Save some cash: You don’t need to join gym and buy fancy equipment to run, instead you can invest those cash on diet.
Boost memory: The benefits of exercise come directly by reducing insulin resistance, reduce inflammation, and stimulate the release of growth factors—chemicals in the brain that affect the health of brain cells, the growth of new blood vessels in the brain, and even the abundance and survival of new brain cells.Indirectly, exercise improves mood and sleep, and reduces stress and anxiety. (According to Harvard medical school research)
Running helps you reach your goals: when you start run there will be some point you want to give up and left the run in middle of destination but you don’t quit, instead you start to increase your pace and finally reach the destination. This have direct and indirect effect on your life. You start become more conscious about goal and you will stick to it until you achieve.
You start to become more conscious about health: Even though you are not great runner, may be you are beginner, i think you had already sensed consciousness about the health and conscious about good and bad diet.
Be one with nature: If you are out door runner you already know about it. Especially morning runner, you can enjoy the nature with very less distraction. Bird singing and water flowing in river(if you around the river side) and cold air hitting on your face make it even more better experience.
Increase stamina: This may be the 1st improvement you can feel. you start to feel you have more energy and you become less fatigue with same amount of physical exertion
Perfect for any fitness level: even though you are beginner or pro athlete running is for everyone.