-Running is a great form of cardio & can provide many benefits when combined with a regular strength training routine.
-Regular running boosts the immune system, decreases stress, lowers anxiety & depression, lowers blood pressure, increases the metabolism, & brings more circulation to the brain.
-Running a mile can burn between 200-400 calories, depending on the weight and athletic level of the runner.
-Running outdoors generally burns more calories than on the treadmill, due to the forward propulsion that is needed on ground vs the treadmill. Air & wind resistance also plays a part outdoors.
-There are 2 primary benefits of treadmill running: once the pace is set, the runner has to keep up with the machine, while outdoors the pace can pick up or slow down periodically. The other largest benefit is the decreased pressure on the joints.
-Moderate impact on joints can be a good thing! Running in moderation decreases the risk of bone related diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis.
-Because the body hits the ground with 2-3x it’s body weight during running, the most predominate site of injury for runners is the knees. To prevent injury make sure to wear appropriate shoes, stretch before & after the run, stay hydrated & nourished, and focus on proper form.
-Basic running form tips: torso should be straight up, not leaning forward. Relax the shoulders away from the ears. Lead with the hips (don’t let the hips lean back- especially on an incline). Keep the knees low (don’t let them come up too high toward the torso- this will minimize the impact on the knees when the feet land). Arms should move forward & back- don’t let them cross the midline of the body. This prevents the torso from rotating.
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We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.
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