Running is an activity which can be done by really anyone. You require no starting equipment, which means it is low cost. You can start with your favourite pair of sneakers too!
Studies have shown that running increases lifespan. A 2018 meta-analysis of research on this particular activityand longevity found that runners have about a 25 to 30 percent lower rate of all-cause mortality on follow-up than non runners. It concluded: “Any amount of running, even once a week, is better than no running.” 🏃♀️🏃♂️
Although difficult to take up, it is one of the only activities that requires no equipment. You can decide to become a runner and go on your first run – today. It is an activity that will boost your heart rate. It will also challenge you further and further the more you do it.
Some Health benefits 💚 are that it helps to build strong bones, as it is a weight-bearing exercise. It will also strengthen muscles and it will improve cardiovascular fitness. Additionally, it will burn plenty of kilojoules and most definitely help maintain a healthy weight.
Although it is an activity that is difficult at the beginning, its health benefits are numerous are have been recorded for a while now. So, next time you #getOutdoors, give it a try! 🤩