All people lose their speed with age. But, this does not mean that you need to give up running and sit at home. Recent studies show that running has a positive effect on life expectancy, so you should go out if you want to live longer.
The British journal of sports medicine conducted an analysis and studied the physical readings of more than 232,000 people under the age of 35 years. As a result of this study, it turned out people who regularly run have better health indicators and the risk of mortality is reduced by 27 percent. You cannot help agree that this is a quite high indicator.
Some scientist argues all sports, including running, have to affect life expectancy positively. They claim that during physical activity, blood pressure normalizes, the weight returns to normal, and the risk of cardiovascular disease decreases. Also, it was found regular moderate training has a positive effect on the psychological health of a person. Running helps reduce stress and your nervous system returns to normal.
If you don’t have the opportunity to run often, do not be discouraged. Studies show even a one-hour run once a week improves a person’s physical condition. Also, it was found the duration of the run does not play an important role. Even 15 minutes of jogging per day has a positive effect on life expectancy, but on condition that you run several times a week. This is good news for those who does not like to run for a long time or who does not have so much time. Everyone can find 15-20 minutes a day for their health.
Also, the speed with which you run does not play a big role in longevity. Quiet running at a moderate pace also affects the functioning of the body as well as high-speed jogging.
No matter what kind of run you choose, all of them have many benefits for you. You can run in the park, along the small square, for long or short distances. Choose a kind of running that you like and get emotional pleasure, which is a prerequisite for longevity.