4 Reasons Why Running Is Great For Your Mental Health

Mental health is hard. Between work, family, and other commitments, it can be tough to make time for mental health in your busy schedule. The benefits of cardio have long been touted as a great way to improve both your mental and physical health. Running provides many great benefits that other forms of exercise cannot provide. Here are a few reasons why running can help improve your mental health:

Stretching Before Exercise or Running: Why You Should Stop It, According to Research

I have vivid memories of sitting in a circle with teammates as The Coach cycles us through our stretches before practice/gym. “Ok, legs together and down. Touch your toes, and keep those knees straight! Now hold.” I never wondered why we stretched, or if it actually worked. I just assumed that Coach knows best, and … Read more