10 QUICK FACTS ABOUT RUNNING


Here are some quick facts about running that you probably don't know.

  1. Instead of ‘running,’ the activity was known as ‘pedestrianism’ during the late 19th century.
  2. Humans are superior to animals when it comes to running.
  3. Even for at least 30 minutes daily, running shows proven health benefits.
  4. Each step you run consumes movement from 200 muscles.
  5. You shouldn't drink water in the hour before you run. Instead, drink a good 8 oz. 5 minutes prior
  6. Running burns about 50% more calories than walking.
  7. Your feet can produce up to 473 mL  of sweat each day.
  8. On average, every 100 hours of running are equal to 1 running injury.
  9. Runners usually take between 185-200 steps per minute.
  10. Sprinting for 8 sec and then doing a slow run for 12 sec in the span of 20 mins burns 5x more fat than jogging for 40 mins in uniform speed.

 



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