You’ve probably been told that exercise is good for you a about a hundred times… Well, it’s true. Running is probably the simplest form of exercise and it can help prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, some cancers and vastly improves the quality of your emotional and mental life while helping you live longer.
First things first, running makes you feel good. Your body releases feelgood-hormones while exercising which automatically leads to a boost in your mood. Studies have shown that running can even lift the mood of someone suffering from a major depressive order.
Running does not only make you feel good, but you’ll look great as well. The more you run, the more calories you’ll burn which means you’ll be able to lose and maintain your weight by running regularly.
Running also increases bone mass and strengthens your knees, other joints and bones. A healthy lifestyle can also add years to your life and even if you meet just the minimum of amount exercise.
What are you waiting for? Dust of your running shoes and hit the road. A healthier, happier you is as easy as ‘ready, set go’!