We often hear people blame being overweight on their metabolism. But, is metabolism really a culprit? Well, the answer is, excess weight and Metabolism are interconnected. But the other common belief is, slow metabolism is not the exact cause of excess weight gain. There are several factors that affect weight gain are, food habits along with physical activities.
What is metabolism?
In simple terms, Metabolism is the process through which our bodies convert food into energy. Even when you're not physically active, our bodies need energy for all functions, like breathing, blood circulation, adjusting hormone levels, and growing and repairing cells. The calories your body uses to carry out these basic functions is known as your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), which can be termed as “Metabolism”.
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Music motivates you and helps you enjoy your runs more. Research has shown that music increases concentration and lowers perception of effort. Upbeat music helps athletes get pumped up. Hence, you put more effort than you realize, you run faster to the upbeat and loud music and you seem to feel motivated to the pace of the music and all these make you enjoy the runs. Especially when you’re a beginner, music can give the motivational boost that you need.
With that, I will say that you become dependent on music for runs.