What is Jogging?
Jogging is a simple form of running at a steady, slow pace, much slower than running but faster than walking. Jogging will maintain your tempo without causing strain to the body. Jogging consumes much lesser energy.
Jogging helps in weight loss
A half hour of jogging burns around 300 calories and boosts metabolism. It is effective than walking. Jogging burns fat and helps you maintain weight.
Improves bone strength
Jogging maintains bone health. It strengthens the bones, improves bone thickness by warding off problems namely osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Jogging will help the body become toned.
Keeps mind healthy
Jogging improves the mental health of a person. While jogging, the body releases endorphins, a hormone, which helps lift the spirit and make you feel positive. And that is why you feel calm and rejuvenated after jogging.
Good for heart
Jogging is one of the best cardiovascular workouts that helps to boost the health of the heart. While jogging, blood is pumped faster to the heart and helps to maintain blood pressure.
Boosts respiratory system
Jogging enhances the capacity of the lungs as well as strengthens muscles of the respiratory system. As a result, lungs take in more oxygen by removing carbon dioxide.
Reduces mental stress
Jogging helps to calm a person’s mind by reducing stress and tension. It will also help in clearing unnecessary thoughts from the mind.
Jogging will help the skin to receive more oxygen and blood, which is beneficial for the skin to look fresh and youthful.
Builds the immune system
Jogging helps to makes a person stronger. It helps to fight depression and stress. It also removes fatigue as well as boosts production of white blood cells in the body.
(With inputs from agencies)