Running has always been one of the most popular exercises to stay fit
and lose weight. But running offers benefits that far exceed weight
loss; it can help your overall mental and physical wellbeing. Here are
some of the amazing benefits of running everyday
- Stress Reliever
Running is an instant stress reliever. A short run can uplift your mood,
boost your confidence and also aid in issues like hypertension. Exerting
your body with a good run will further help you get better sleep, which
will further help in reducing stress. You will find that even short runs
can leave you feeling more energized, more focused and generally in
a happier mood.
- Prevention of Diseases
Running can lower the risk of breast cancer in women. It can also help
in reducing the risk of having a stroke or other cardiovascular diseases.
Doctors recommend running for people suffering from diabetes, high
blood pressure, and osteoporosis.
- Losing Weight
Running daily is one of the best habits for losing or maintaining
weight. It is a good way to burn off extra calories and undoubtedly
one of the most effective exercises in terms of calories burned per
- Better Brain Performance
Running raises heart rate and increases flow of oxygen rich blood in the
body and in the brain. It also improves cognition in brain and leads to
an increase in brain blood flow to the hippocampus the brain region
which is affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
- Improved Sleep Pattern
A daily morning run can significantly help you in getting a good sleep
at night. Exercise is known to trigger an increase in body temperature,
and the post-exercise drop in temperature may promote falling asleep
faster and improve quality of sleep. Moreover, exercise like running can
reduce sleeping problems by decreasing anxiety, and depression.
- Increased Lifespan and Immunity
Many researchers have proved that people who exercise daily on an average
live longer than people who adopt a sedentary lifestyle.Running also boosts
the immune system and helps in fighting off infections and chronic diseases
like high blood pressure. By Saloni Sethi