07 Apr THE RACE OF WELLNESS – WELLNESS IN RACE
In the “previous episode” we told you about the various types of race.
Now our focus shifts on the benefits derived from this activity.
Training, move bring health to the body, heart, and spirit.
Body: muscle tone and weight say thanks.
Heart: circulation says thanks.
Spirit: mood says thanks. Less stress, more endorphins, more happiness.
The excess of fat often leads to problems, such as arteriosclerosis, heart and circulatory disorders…
The fat that deposited on the abdomen, while being hazardous to health, is the most easily to eliminate with physical activity.
Who runs lose weight faster than those who don’t play sports, thanks to the process of lipolysis: the cells release fat so that it can be burned to obtain energy, useful to the muscles to support the effort of the race.
The level of sugar in blood is kept under control with the run, too. Physical activity allows, in fact, the muscles to remove and burn a greater amount of glucose.
Running is also good for the cardiovascular apparatus: it improves cardiac efficiency, it fights hypertension and helps to control cholesterol. With the effort of running the blood vessels dilate and blood flows encountering less resistance. The result is a lowering of the blood pressure values.
In addition, the heart muscle itself is influenced by the race: a constant exercise causes allows the heart rate decreases at rest. An advantage for daily actions.
Physical activity is good for your mood: tension and stress go away, anxiety disentangles and you feel better thanks to the chemical reactions that occur in the body. The race stimulates in the pituitary the production of endorphins, that chemicals produced by the brain and have a potent analgesic activity and exciting.
Curiosity: there, by the way of euphoria caused by endorphins, a phenomenon called Runner’s high: it happens mostly to professional sportsmen, for marathon runners, as is necessary for the occurrence of prolonged exercise at least thirty minutes.
(Useful source: www.benessere.com)