Training for Beginners

Over the past 17 years, we have uncovered over 90 health benefits from running or walking – everything from improving our cholesterol counts and our quality of life to reducing our risk of cancer and heart disease.

So, if you want to get active, become more active or just help reduce some common aches & pains, visit us at Pacers & Racers and we’ll help you get started.

Benefits of Running & Walking

  • Slows Aging process
  • Helps prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Counteracts Anger & Anxiety
  • Helps control Appetite
  • Eases pain of Arthritis
  • Improves ability to fall Asleep
  • Reduces risk of Blood Clots
  • Reduces Blood Pressure
  • Expands Blood Vessels
  • Increases Blood Volume
  • Reduces Body Fat
  • Increases Bone Density
  • Helps the Brain
  • Burns Calories
  • Reduces risk of Cancer (Breast, Colon, Ovarian)
  • Reduces risk of Gallstones
  • Lowers ”bad” Cholesterol
  • Raises “good” Cholesterol
  • Reduces risk of Cognitive Disorders
  • Reduces risk of Depression
  • Reduces risk of Diabetes
  • Teaches Discipline
  • Increases Endurance & resistance to Fatigue
  • Boosts Energy
  • Increases one’s appreciation for the Environment
  • Gives one a way to Explore new Places
  • Improves balance & coordination to reduce risk of“Falling”
  • It’s Fun
  • Stimulates Heartbeat
  • Reduces risk of Heart Disease
  • Stimulates Immune System
  • Keeps Joints limber
  • Increases Life Expectancy
  • Conditions Lungs
  • Gives one a chance to Meet People
  • Relieves Menopausal & Premenstrual Discomforts
  • Enhances Mental Function
  • Boosts Metabolism
  • Tones & shapes Muscles
  • Reduces risk of Osteoporosis
  • Improves Posture
  • Improves Quality of Life
  • Improves one’s Regularity
  • Improves Self-Image and Confidence
  • Improves ability to Sleep more soundly
  • Flattens Stomach
  • Reduces Stress
  • Reduces risk of Strokes
  • Enlarges Sweat Glands
  • Improves one’s Time Management
  • Gives one a quiet, reflective Time to Oneself
  • Reduces Triglycerides
  • Increases sense of Well-Being & Vitality