Marietta, GA (PRWEB) October 1, 2010
SportsandRunning.com, an online community and blog that discusses running and offers tips on physical fitness , now includes blog posts entitled How to Run Effectively, The Benefits of Running for the Middle Aged, and Health Benefits of Swimming.
The blog post entitled How to Run Effectively from SportsandRunning.com provides a number of helpful tips to prepare individuals for running. Primarily, the blog points out that good physical health and a quality pair of running shoes are important. The post also delineates the advantages of stretching and doing a warm up walk before running.
The Benefits of Running for the Middle Aged blog post advocates running as a hobby or sport for everyone in good health, regardless of age. It specifically mentions how running can improve heart health and burns fat. However, the author of SportsandRunning.com also informs readers that running, a physically demanding, high impact sport, may not be advisable for people with bone degeneration, torn muscles, and other signs age. In these circumstances, running as an exercise may only aggravate preexisting injuries.
“Your weight on water is about 1/10 of your weight on land,” states the blog post Health Benefits of Swimming for SportsandRunning.com. Though a low impact sport, swimming is a great form of exercise that can tone and build muscles. It is also a relaxing activity that helps to increase personal flexibility, according to the blog post. Not to mention, the article also states that swimmers have the benefit of staying cool while exercising in hot summer months.
SportsandRunning.com was launched in January of 2008, and now hosts a growing and active online community. WebsiteBusiness is responsible for designing and maintaining the site structure of SportsandRunning.com.