It’s no secret that exercise is good for you, like really good for you. However, just like food, everyone has a favorite kind or form of exercise that works best for their fitness level and personal fitness goals.
Running, however, is considered a complete and total exercise, in that works several areas of the body at once. Did you know that running can extend your life expectancy by as much as six years? Running for just 45 minutes to an hour can lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings by 10-12 mgss, which can help to offset and even prevent high blood pressure.
It’s often been said that running is 90% mental and only 10% physical. While running provides a plethora of physical benefits, it can also be used alleviate stress. In a recent survey of 3,500 runners, 34% said they simply do it for fun while another 35% said running is a means of stress relief.
Now that spring is here, it’s time for runners across the country to break out — or in — their running sneakers in preparation for upcoming races, such as half marathons. Why not celebrate the achievements of the runners in your life who participating in half marathons by honoring them with half marathon gifts?
If you’re stuck brainstorming half marathon gift ideas, there are a variety of custom gifts for a runner to choose from. Traditional gift ideas include half marathon medal hangers and half marathon jewelry such as a necklace, earrings, or rings. Of course, running socks are also a popular a popular gift.
However, if you’re looking for more fun, daring, or bold half marathon gifts, consider items such as fun runners socks, running stickers for cars, or runners wine glasses. When designing these custom gifts, you can choose to incorporate elements of the runner’s personality, such as their favorite colors or perhaps an inspirational quote or song lyric.