Here’s a Super Big Downside of Being a Runner
More and more people are beginning to realize the health benefits of running. In addition to being an easy way to get exercise, there are plenty of health benefits from beginning a running routine, including stress relief, weight loss, increased energy levels, better mental clarity and more. These ten benefits of running will help you on your journey to becoming a healthier you!
Exercising is a great way to increase your overall fitness and help strengthen your heart. Runners tend to have lower blood pressure, body fat, and cholesterol levels than non-runners. They’re also less likely to develop diabetes or high blood pressure. Running can even improve how you look; not only does regular exercise improve muscle tone, but it also gives your hair more shine and flexibility. For best results, run at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes.
Here are 10 reasons to start a running program:
1) Improve your heart
2) Improve your mood
3) Lose weight
4) Increase mental capacity
5) Promote better sleep
6) Better blood pressure
7) Reduce stress levels
8) Increase energy levels
9) Reduce risk of depression and suicide
10) Sleep better at night
Despite all the incredible health benefits both for you body and mind...there is one downfall that may change your mind about taking up running.
1) Bleeding Nipples
Sorry. I think I'll sit my ass on a couch with my non-bleeding nipples.
A man in Northern Ireland filmed his half marathon experience. He was also working as the "pacer" which means he would stop and encourage some of the other runners.
Here is when he found out his nipples were bleeding.