Health & Fitness
......Health Benefits of
Running is a very effective and easy exercise which can be done
by anybody and everybody. Running involves lots of benefits.
Many people suffer from insomnia (those who do not get sleep),
but running is the solution. It provides improved sleeping
habits. It helps in production of certain hormones that make us
feel better mentally. Thus it is a good healer for those upset
Running helps in reducing stress and boosts the confidence level
of a person. It helps fight against depression, anger, fear and
any kind of frustrations. It slows down the aging process thus
providing a young appearance. It helps in maintaining strong
bones and toned muscles ensuring a good figure. It also helps in
preventing heart diseases and lowers blood pressure.
Running prolongs life span of a person and also provides a
strong and healthy life. Heart muscles grow stronger as the
heart has to work more while running. This helps in pumping more
blood with each beat. It also prevents blood clots in arteries
and veins and makes them more elastic. It reduces the risk of
diabetes that obese people get.
Running regularly everyday help prevent cancer relating to
breast, uterine, and bowel. Running is known to burn extra
calories and makes the person slim and healthy. It helps in
reducing weight in spite of following a normal diet. It
strengthens the bones present in lower body. As extra energy is
needed while running, it helps in increasing the bone mass. Many
people are driven by the fact that running increases appetite,
but it does not. In fact running acts a appetite suppressant.
Carbohydrates such as pastas and potatoes are a must for runners
as it contains glycogen that provides energy to runners. Running
is thus proved to be very beneficiary to the whole body.