Change is the only constant. Big changes happen over longer periods of time – the gradual process of change is called as incrementalism.
Take running for instance many people in India are actively taking up running as a sport, with the intent to be fit. Arguably running is the best activity one can undertake, it uses the largest number of muscles group in the body. But anyone who starts running will not see results immediately, the results are worth the effort and they show up incrementally over time.
We live a stressed and fast paced life; this leads to eating disorders and chronic health issues. Gadgets have made us lethargic and we seldom do any physical activity which aids in increasing our bodies metabolism. This life style brings along with it its own share of ailments, diabetes and cardiac disorders have become common occurrences. With the ailments comes a fat pile of medical prescriptions and pills which impact the financial well-being as well, this all leads to a messed up social life and all other issues related with it.
Running is a discipline which is to be inculcated as a way of life. The process is painful no doubt else everyone would have done it to enjoy the benefits of the regime. It not only brings down the risk of cardiac arrests tremendously but regular running also helps in building stronger bones, increase in lung capacity, gives a boost to metabolism and most importantly helps reducing weight. Studies have also shown that running makes you mentally stronger and fitter too.
Take up running as a regular activity it makes an individual more disciplined. The small effort now can help people get rid of major problems later in life.
Add the miles. Embrace the power of incrementalism.