Know why running is good for health!

Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health.  

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health. It can help prevent a number of disease, several studies suggest.

The quality of emotional and mental life can be improved with the help of running. It even helps you to live longer.

Here are some reason why one should take up running:

Lose weight: Running is the best form of exercise to lose weight. The result of weight loss can be seen quickly if you take up thi exercise as it helps you burn the unwanted fat. Combine running with a healthy low fat diet to lose weight.

Fights off diseases: Running gives you a a good cardio-vascular workout which is good for health. It helps in preventing heart disease, breast cancer, diabetes, hypertension or osteoporosis. The exercise helps in strengthening the arteries and heart. It reduces the risk of blood pressure and cancer.

Running improves the quality of life while undergoing chemotherapy.

Improves mental health: Running helps to lift up not only your physical health but also mental health. Runners feels good about their body and feel light after running which later on can boost their self-confidence.

It is a good way to relieve stress and built-up tension which makes you mentally fit.

Makes muscles and bones healthy: Running makes the muscle and bone healthy as it prevents the muscle and bone loss which is a natural part of the aging process. It is a high-impact, weight-bearing form of exercise which helps to build strong, healthy bones.

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