Bodyweight Exercise: 8 Primary Benefits of Sprinting
Sprint training is an incredible tool for improving your health and physical fitness and can be done in a fraction of the time that jogging requires. Because sprinting is difficult and requires considerable will power, it can also develop mental toughness and help relieve stress. Check out this quick video and list of the 8 primary benefits of sprinting.
8 Primary Benefits of Sprinting
- Increased Fat Loss
- Builds Muscle and Stimulates Fast Twitch Muscle Fibers
- Increases Endurance and Work Capacity
- Improves Heart Health and Ability to Handle Stress
- Improved Insulin Sensitivity and Energy Levels
- Improved Circulation and Lung Function
- Improves Brain Function and May Help With Depression
- Builds Will Power and Mental Toughness
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Mark Smith is the owner of Asylum Fitness in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. He is a Movement and Strength Coach that uses unconventional tools and methods to make his students a little better with each practice. His main focus is movement, he believes, “We were born to move. Reclaim your birthright.” He encourages his students and all those he meets to just play, similarly to when you were a kid, believing that play is the foundation of movement and movement is life. “By learning to move better and improving our mobility, everything falls into place.” he says. Mark is an Outdoor Fitness Enthusiast, is well versed in corrective exercises, and currently holds a level 1 FMS (Functional Movement Screen), and is a MovNat level 2 certified trainer and is always seeking to learn from the best. He also has a background in track and field, martial arts, ballroom dance, and currently is practicing parkour.