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Never been a huge fan of running? We’re about to change your mind. Here Are 5 Surprising Benefits Of Running You can do it anywhere Seriously! You can run anywhere. Going on a business trip? No problem! Headin...
Never been a huge fan of running? We’re about to change your mind.
Seriously! You can run anywhere. Going on a business trip? No problem! Heading out to a beautiful, tropical vacation! Yep—you can run there too! It’s easy to rack up miles on the treadmill or outside wherever you may be, which is one of our favorite things about running. We’re all busy people, and running is a great way to avoid excuses and get some great cardio into our schedule!
No matter what your current emotional state is, exercise will always make you feel better. A study published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise found that even just 30 minutes of exercise could instantly lift the mood of someone suffering from a major depressive state. Have you ever heard of “runner’s high” or someone calling running their “drug?” Turns out, running is pretty similar. Physiological & Behavior showed that when you run it can cause the same kind of neurochemical adaptations in brain reward pathways that are also shared by addictive drugs. Who can say no to kicking happiness into overdrive?
Did you know that working up a sweat running can actually rid your face of that gunk that clogs pores and leads to breakouts? Getting a solid sweat session in running can boost natural oils and keep things fresh and healthy.
Your body’s biggest muscles are found in your legs and running benefits all of them. Running is like a dozen leg workouts in one. You’ll work your gluteus maximus, calves, quads, hamstrings and your inner and outer thighs.
Who doesn’t want to live forever? Not only do the benefits of running include having fewer disabilities, remaining active longer than their sedentary counterparts, but you may actually live longer! Researchers over the years have concluded that regular running could reduce risk of death, lowering inflammation, improving thinking, learning and memory functions.
Hopefully we’ve convinced you to become fan of running. Lace up and put one foot in front of the other to start chasing all of these awesome benefits of running today!
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