You have probably heard the term thrown around before — but is there really any solid scientific basis for the existence of the runner’s high? Or is the notion simply an urban legend? In this article, we will separate fact from fiction and explore the complex connection between mind and body.
Eating smart can mean, for example, replacing that beloved slice of peach cobbler with a simple peach. Or it can mean skipping that second serving all together. Neither of these possibilities are particularly thrilling. However, with time, they do get easier — and they can help lead to a longer, healthier, and even happier life.
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Though it’s not something athletes like to admit, increased activity brings with it an increased risk of overuse injury. While you may argue that “over use” injuries are better on a whole than “under use” issues, learning to prevent and treat common runner injuries may become a fact of everyday life. It’s estimated that 80% of runners will face some form of injury each year. Here are the three most common injuries runners face every year, along with what to do to prevent and treat each one.
Running is one of the best and most natural forms of exercise. It contributes to muscular, respiratory, cardiovascular, and even psychological health. And, unlike many other forms of exercise, very little investment and preparation is needed to begin running.