For the body: jogging good, sitting bad - we all know it, right? But for me, the most important in regular runs are benefits for the mind.
My running routine no doubts confer a number of positive mental effects:
⚡️ Going for a jog literally improves my mood and gets the mind off the troubles.
⚡️ Runs release of endorphins. Hi babies! The endorphin rush I feel during regular runs eventually leads to a general sense of happiness, scientists explain.
⚡️ The will and strength that gets me out the door when I’d rather skip a run are what, in return, gives me strength in other areas of my life.
⚡️ As a cardio, jogging sends more nourishing blood to the brain, which helps me think more clearly after a run.
⚡️ Running improves my cognitive flexibility, the ability to change between mental tasks quickly and efficiently. Not sure how it works, but I really can easily switch my focus between different types of tasks.
Just do it! #justdoit
PS: I decided not to chase for the Nike Run Club @nikerunning Blue Level, I don’t feel I can anyhow benefit from this achievement. And it’s hard and would be too intense. Do I want it? Maybe, but... It’s surely not in my priorities for now.
❤️ But I thank you all for your support and for believing in me. This made me feel I could do it.
And I actually can. Just don’t want to. it.
PPS: AND A HUGE THANK YOU TO MY JOGGING GIRLFRIENDS @slovoblydie & @aleks.zhukovskaya