Here’s why you should jog!

Here’s the thing about living in the 21st century, you must choose between the devil and the deep sea. If you wish to enjoy all the luxuries that modern age offers you, you have to make sacrifices at the altar of materialism, which includes your health as well. Your sedentary lifestyle doesn’t allow you to make time for any kind of activity, which would result in major health deterioration and you would realize this only when you get a health scare.

You don’t have to go on a rigorous diet or workout for 2 hours at the gym to stay healthy. All you need is an hour, a good pair of shoes and a cool playlist. These would serve as your jogging accessories. If you don’t have the leisure of going to the gym or yoga classes, then consider jogging as your ally in motivating you to stay fit. Jogging is for everyone and is quite effective. Here’s how!

• ‘Jogging your way to a healthy heart’ is not just a phrase, it has great significance attached to it. When you jog, your entire body performs the task. The muscles are flexed and used. Your heart would pump at a rate you never thought it could. This helps in improving the flow of blood throughout the body. It’s an established fact that the ones who jog regularly are less prone to cardiovascular ailments than the ones who don’t.

• If you are a victim of a sedentary lifestyle, then resort to jogging as a form of revolt against it. A sedentary lifestyle is the root cause of a variety of ailments like diabetes and hypertension, which are the collateral damage of weight gain. So, if you jog regularly, it would help you reduce those unwanted pounds and keep ailments like these at bay.

• Jogging is known to increase your bone’s strength. This comes as a surprise to many since they aren’t aware of the miracles that jogging can perform. Jogging is a weight bearing exercise which would strengthen your bones over a period of time.

• Regular jogging would benefit your mental health as well. Jogging early in the morning would bring you right in the midst of the serenity of nature, which is exactly what you need before you start your grueling work day.

• And, last but not the least, jogging helps you lose weight. Jogging is the perfect aerobic exercise and helps you in losing weight if practiced regularly. It would involve all your muscles, that were previously rusting and would put them to use. Jogging helps in burning calories and would tone your muscles including your core muscles.

So, grab the perfect pair of shoes and get-set-go!

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