There are a million ties between running and success in life. Running presents this unique opportunity to see the world differently; to truly gain an advantage and that’s what success is ultimately about. Capitalizing on opportunities that are available to you. When you wake up for a morning run your head is clear, you’re not amidst today’s complexities, there’s no phones or electronics, it’s you and the ground under your feet. Life in its simplest form. #1: Momentum If you were to roll a ball down the hill it’s going to pick up......
By Proviadaki Eirini, Msc, PhD, Medical Trainer at GS Physiomed & Stelios Masias, Medical Trainer at GS Physiomed Walking postrun efficiently transitions blood from the working muscles to the resting flow patterns. Stopping abruptly after runs encourages blood pooling and can cause dizziness. A runner’s cool down process is an active stage which should resemble the main physical workout activity or marathon race. In case you have just come back from a long distance run or full marathon race, you need to cool down for 15 to 25 minutes or longer. Within......
The feeling of euphoria is common amongst the regular runners around the world. That is because of all the benefits being offered by the physical activity of running. The benefits of running are not just physical but they also improve the mental state of the person involved. As ancient Greeks said: “Νοῦς ὑγιὴς ἐν σώματι ὑγιεῖ” (A sound mind in a healthy body). Let’s examine the most important benefits of running. Health Improvement The most important reason for running is to improve your overall level of health. It is scientifically proven that running can......