For a variety of reasons, people begin to run. Some people run to shed pounds, improve their health, compete in races, or try something new.
Whatever motivates you to run, you will reap numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits from the sport. Here are a few compelling reasons to begin running.
Many people think about becoming runners, but have not started to run. If you fall into this category, here are a few reasons that you should start today.
It improves your mental health
It boosts your mental well-being. Running can help reduce feelings and symptoms associated with anxiety, depression, and chronic stress, as well as a long list of other mental health benefits, according to Parker.
Increases productivity and keeps you in routine
It keeps you on track. Are you unsure how to achieve your 2022 objectives? Research has shown that simply setting goals can be a very effective way to maintain a healthy morning routine. It also boosts productivity. What's another advantage of running? It's been proven that putting on a pair of shoes at work boosts both happiness and productivity
It has the ability to provide companionship.
It has the ability to provide companionship. The real treasure, as the cliché goes, is sometimes the friends you make along the way.
“The advice I have for beginners is the same philosophy that I have for runners of all levels of experience and ability: consistency, a sane approach, moderation, and making your running an enjoyable, rather than dreaded, part of your life.”
Keep your heart happy
It keeps your heart in good shape. What if I told you that running can help keep your heart healthy by lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as reducing the risk of heart and circulatory diseases..
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