Explore the health and wellbeing issues concerning jogging and joints.
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Whether you’re pounding the pavement after work or taking timeout for around in the country side, jogging is something that anyone of any age can do for free. No membership fees, no schedules, it’s just you and the open road. Done a pair of decent supportive running shoes and prepare to burn off over 400 calories an hour with a light jog. It’s fun for all the family. Everybody has to start somewhere so if you can’t jog long distances at first, try in dispersing a breeze walk with a jogging spared or two. Over a six week period, you’ll find yourself doing more jogging than walking, then in no time, you’ll be jogging from start to finish. Jogging is a great way to maintain health and fitness. There is jewel calcium action happening when you go for a jog. The pounding action of your body hitting the hard ground plus the weight bearing action of you lifting yourself up off the ground encourages extra calcium to be laid down on your bones in the first three months of jogging. Increase in bone density and decreasing the risk of osteoporosis. Jogging is a great way to increase your confidence. Each week, you’ll improve your personal best time. Keep this up and it won’t be long before you can take it to the next level. Imagine the sense of achievement you’ll feel after completing your first marathon, the ultimate runner’s high. You can actually jog your way out of depression. You’ve probably guessed that jogging is an aerobic sport from all the huffing and puffing that comes with beginners straining. As oxygen combines with glucose and fat to provide you with energy on the run, you’re cardiovascular system will become primed and your body more efficient in its functions. You’ll see the weight drop off as your metabolic rate becomes faster. Carbs, thighs and buttocks become toned, tight and terrific. Take the first steps toward longevity, health and fitness. Go for a jog. As we get older, we expect a few more creeks and groans to set in. It’s the price you pay for using your joints and ligaments. But there are a few things that you can do to make sure that things stay a little more limber for longer. Keeping yourself lean and lightweight is a kind thing to do for your knees and ankles. As western scales have cramped up over the three decades, so have the numbers of knee replacements and ankle complaints. Gout is another inflammatory condition making the movement of joints extremely painful. Gooey rich dairy products and other white refined foods create an acidic environment in your body, the perfect conditions for gout and rheumatoid arthritis to thrive in. Alkalinize your body for joint health. Replace fatty, refined and processed food with fresh fruit and vegetables. If you want a calcium, go for the broccoli. Eat plenty of fresh deep sea fish for healthy joints. The Omega 3 in Atlantic Salmon and Tuna are famed for the anti-inflammatory reaction. Swimming and hydro therapy are great low impact sports for joints too. Be sure to wear joggers with a flexible sole and good shock absorbent wedge in the heel.

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