Some of us may have a love/hate relationship running, but that doesn’t mean it’s not one of the best ways to keep your body healthy—and to get the exercise you need each week. Oh, and because science is actually awesome and research has proven a ton that this activity can do wonders for you health. Read on and the stats will probably blow your mind…
You take 40-60 breaths per minutes while you run—talk about a work out for your lungs!
Running regularly reduces the risk of:
- Breast cancer by 25 percent
- Cataracts by 35 percent
- Gastric cancer by 50 percent
- Depression by 19 percent
- A serious heart attack by 50 percent
Running burns twice the calories as walking per mile.
30 minutes of high-impact exercise a day is all you need to build stronger bones.
So, will you be going for a run now?