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Reasons to Start Running

If you are looking for a fitness option that will work well with your busy lifestyle, you might want to consider running. 

The following are some benefits that Ashford Communities residents may gain by starting to run, or incorporating into their fitness program:

1.) Good for the Heart

Your whole body gets a good workout when you run, that means your heart pumps  more blood to your muscles and tissues. Your heart gets stronger when it works harder,  and this will keep you healthy in a variety of ways.

2.) Good for Weight Maintenance

You burn more calories when you run  So if you are trying to lose those extra pounds, or simply maintaining it, it’s good to consider running. Your muscles will tone from running which will make you more physically appealing.

3.) Good for Mental Health

Endorphins are happy hormones which you activate from running, It promotes a feeling of being well. Studies show that people who run regularly have experienced reduced anxiety and depression levels. Additionally, you will get your daily Vitamin D if you choose to run outdoors rather than on a treadmill in your Texas apartment.

4.) Inexpensive

If you think that the pricey gym membership is what keeps you from getting into a fitness program, it’s time to consider running! It won’t even cost you a fortune. You just need a good pair of running shoes and a shirt, and you’re good to go!

5.) Sociable

You may think running is an activity that is usually done alone, but running gives many chances for social interaction. There are running clubs that you can join, who knows the community where your Texas apartment has clubs that you can get involved in. 

At the end of the day, and all the running activities, you’re going to want to have a place or a home that you want to go home to, a place to belong. Give us a call so we can help you find your homey apartment in Texas!

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