Run, run as fast as you can!
Whether you run an 8 minute mile or an 18 minute mile, you are getting an excellent form of cardio and burning fat.
It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, seasoned or competitive runner, there IS a running regimen for you.
If you currently don't run, challenge yourself to try running. You can start out slow and build your way up. C25K is a great beginning program to start with.
Set a goal in mind and register for a 5K to keep yourself motivated.
If you are a seasoned runner, challenge yourself with distance, pace, time or new terrain.
Running is one of the most important and natural exercises a person can do in order to lose weight and/or be fit.
The benefits of running include:
The best form of cardiovascular exercise
Increases your stamina and agility
Works your whole body
Burns a significant amount of calories
Improves bone density
Strengthens your muscles
Helps you to sleep better
Reduces your risk of Type 2 Diabetes
With a regular running routine, studies have shown that it reduces your risk of breast, uterine and bowel cancers
Positive effects on mental health
Strengthens your lungs
Boosts your energy levels
The best benefit is that running is FREE!
While you are challenging yourself, make sure you check out the Q&A Giveaway Post, where guest expert, author and runner Jennifer Graham will be answering your questions!
Are you a runner?
If not, are you willing to try a beginning running program to challenge yourself?
If you are a runner, do you run competitively?
How do you challenge yourself?