What Your Body Does When You Run  

Let's delve into what exactly happens within your body when you lace up those running shoes and hit the pavement. 

Before you even start your run, your body begins to prepare itself.  

The brain sends signals to your muscles, activating them and increasing blood flow to deliver oxygen and nutrients.  

As you begin to move, your heart rate gradually increases, and your breathing deepens to accommodate the impending demand for oxygen.  

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This initial phase primes your body for the task ahead, ensuring that your muscles are ready to perform optimally. 

Once you start running, your cardiovascular system kicks into high gear.  

The heart, the body's ultimate pump, works harder to deliver oxygen-rich blood to your working muscles.  

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