Athletics – Benefits of running


Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we’re going to explore the amazing world of running and discover the many benefits it offers.

Running is like a magical adventure for our bodies. It’s not just about racing; it’s about feeling great and staying healthy.

Benefits of Running:

Benefits of Running

Strong and Healthy Heart: When we run, our heart works harder and gets stronger. It pumps blood better, which keeps us healthy.

Strong Muscles: Running uses many muscles in our body, like our legs and core. It makes them strong and helps us stay fit.

Better Stamina: Running improves our stamina. That means we can keep going for longer without feeling tired.

Happy Feelings: When we run, our body releases special chemicals called endorphins. These make us feel happy and less stressed. Running is like a happiness booster!

Happy feeling

Healthy Lungs: Running helps our lungs get stronger. We breathe in more fresh air, which is good for our body.

Better Sleep: Running can help us sleep better at night. It makes us feel tired in a good way, so we can rest well.

Athletics - benefits of running

Make Friends: Running can be a fun way to meet new friends. You can join a running club or run with your family.

Challenge Yourself: Running lets you set goals and challenge yourself. You can aim to run a little farther or faster each time you practice.

Today, we learned about the many fantastic benefits of running. It’s not just about winning races; it’s about staying healthy, feeling happy, and having fun!


Why is having a strong and healthy heart important? How does running help improve heart health?


Name three benefits of running that you found most interesting or important. Explain why you chose them.

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing Athletics – safety rules in running.

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