Running is the increasingly practiced physical activity on which the majority of sports activities are based on. Running is therefore the basis of the main sports.
Running translated into Italian “Corsa”, which is the activity carried out mainly outdoors, but can also be practiced indoors using treadmills.
The benefits of running are the same as all aerobic activities, of a nature: cardiovascular, respiratory, weight reduction, reduction of nervous stress, etcetera
Often and willingly defining running as a type of activity aimed at competitions and at achieving certain objectives in the competitive and professional field; however, this is not entirely true, since there are also people who practice running at an amateur level “only” for the pleasure of running and for the positive effects that derive from it.
In this regard, it should be noted that, contrary to what one might think, running is not at all easy to practice; or to be more accurate , like any other sport, it needs a correct technique that must be learned and practiced in the right way in order to be well executed; only in this way, in fact, can you fully enjoy the benefits of running, avoiding counterproductive effects, or worse, unpleasant inconveniences and injuries.
BENEFITS OF RUNNING
Running practiced regularly and consistently, is able to bring many benefits not only to the body, but also to the mind. Going into more detail, on a physical level running can involve:
Improve cardiovascular and respiratory fitness and health by reducing the risk of developing disorders related to these systems;
Improve joint fitness.
Optimize bone density.
Increase the strength and endurance of the lower limbs.
Increase energy consumption and represent an aid in the control of body weight.
Improve tissue oxygenation.
Reduce blood triglycerides; improve the ratio of good to bad cholesterol, control blood sugar, etc.
In the psychological field, however, running is able to:
Improve your self-esteem;
Promote good humor at the expense of bad mood;
Control and help manage stress and anxiety;
Due to the sense of well-being transmitted, promote sleep and night rest.