Health benefits of Running
Today in this article we will discuss the different Health Benefits of Running.
Studies have proved that running for just 10 minutes a day can keep you healthy and fit. If you give just 10 minutes for running out of 24 hours a day, then this can prevent heart attacks too. But is all this possible just by running? Well, stay and read this article till the end, so I can give you 6 reasons why you should start running today.
Running can increase your Energy Levels.
Running can increase your Energy Levels. After listening to this you’ll probably say, “But doesn’t running reduce your energy and make you feel tired?” Well, let me break it down for you. Running can actually increase the energy levels in your body. While conducting a study, some young adults were told to run every day for 6 weeks. And through the results, we got to know that due to running, a lot of improvement was seen in their energy levels. So basically, running keeps you energized throughout the day.
Positive Impact on Your Health
American College of Cardiology has proved that runners are at a 30% lower risk of death from any cause and also, they’re at a 45% lower risk of death from any heart condition in comparison to people who don’t run. It is scientifically proven that through running the oxygen in our body flows to our heart in a better way. Because of which our hearts always remain healthy. Doctors also say that our lifespan can increase by 3 years because of running. Due to this, our insulin sensitivity also improves and our metabolism gets a boost too. For people who have diabetes, problems of B.P. (blood pressure), digestive issues, and obesity then running, is one of the best possible solutions. And not only this, running strengthens our joints, tones our legs and it also gives us a strong posture.
Effects On Mental Health
According to 2020 WHO reports, in our country, 56 million Indians suffer from depression and 38 million Indians suffer from an anxiety disorder. Running is a habit that can keep us stress-free to some extent. When you run, hormones in your body such as endorphins are released, because of which the positive receptors in our mind are activated. This improves your mood, and you feel active and refreshed. In this way, running helps us to deal with our anxiety and panic disorders. Running helps you improve the quality of your sleep. Your muscles grow when you sleep and after a run, you are pleasantly tired enough to fall asleep and let your muscles recover and repair.
Running is very helpful in weight loss, improving your body posture, and regaining your confidence. Running is great for building and boosting your stamina. Also, along with stamina, your body composition also changes, where your excess fat is reduced, and your lean muscles are increased.
Development of Brain cells
Research says that during our 30s, our brain tissues start reducing. But due to running, new brain tissues are easily formed, due to which the overall productivity of our brain increases. For the growth of your brain, running releases a kind of grain matter, due to which, just in a month, an enormous number of brain cells are developed. Which is why you can learn things more easily and efficiently. If you have problems focusing on something, then running can help you improve your memory, your concentration, and the overall psychological functioning of your brain, which will help you make better decisions in life. Running also boosts your creativity, which means you start thinking outside the box.
Running can give you a stable state of mind. This means that by running daily you can easily express and control your emotions. Not only this but running can also improve your love life. Running brings a positive change in your emotions such that you can control your anger issues, and it also reduces your irritation, and you start making healthy decisions. Now that you have been inspired, if you start running, you will also inspire your family and friends. If you are not motivated enough by yourself, you can always ask your friends and your partner, to join you for a run. And always remember, it doesn’t matter how many kilometers you run. Consistency is what matters.