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Sprinting for Better Health and Weight loss

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Are you looking for a great way to get in great shape without spending half your life at the gym? You might want to consider sprinting. Sprinting affords opportunities for rapid weight loss, muscle building and cardiovascular health. It can be completed in a short time but carries greater benefits than many other activities. It isn’t about working out alone but also knowing how to exercise for maximum benefit.  Sprinting encourages higher levels of weight loss. Study participants were able to lose more body fat than other types of exercises ( 1 ). The higher levels of heart rate increase oxidization of fat and encourage muscle tone. Sprinting activity jolts the body to start drawing from its fat energy sources to maintain activity leading to body mass loss. The enzymes of the body produced after sprinting lower the amount of energy being stored in the fat cells and move them into the muscles ( 2 ). Those that engage in sprinting on a regular basis may find their body cha

Tips for Healthy and Safe Jogging

Jogging is one of the cheapest exercises one can engage in and provides an outlet for the outdoors. It has high aerobic potential and can be conducted in most locations. As a high cardiovascular sport it will reduce fat, improve blood flow, strengthen muscles, and develop the heart. There are precautions and tips that will help in the process. Buy the Right Shoes: Purchase authentic jogging shoes. Standard tennis shoes are not designed for repetitive impact and can lead to injury and body stress. With standard jogging routines you may need to replace these shoes every 6-12 months depending on the level of activity. Stretch: Stretching both before and after a jog will ensure that you are keeping your muscles pliable. It will help reduce potential injury from either over jogging or tripping over an object. Elongating muscles from stretching is beneficial for most sports. Start Slow: It isn’t wise to start running at break neck speeds without first conditioning. This