We all know running is good for you but now there is solid evidence that suggests it really does increase your lifespan. Exactly how much? The data is clear, for every hour of running, seven additional hours are added to your lifespan. Just think if you made an investment of a dollar and got seven in return?? That's pretty good! And this seven hour increase is real even if you drink, smoke and lead an unhealthy lifestyle...now that is a testament to the incredible power of running.
I run and do a light jog several times per week in additional to all my other physical activities like dance and spin classes. Mixing it up is key for me to stave off injury while keeping in shape. Why running has the most benefits in increasing lifespan over any other exercise is unclear except that its a high intensity aerobic activity that that strengthens your heart and targets dangerous belly fat. That's reason alone to push yourself to train to run at least 5-10minutes several times a week, more if you are physically able- A 20-30 minute run is ideal but the benefits of longevity top out at about 3 years! Read more in this article.
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