These Stats Show How Healthy Running Is For You

We all know running is good—but these number break it down to just how much, when and how long you should run.

Why should everybody run? Because…science! Check out these amazing stats that prove how healthy it is to run.

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Basically running is good for you. Just look at those numbers!

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Those hard-working lungs definitely get a good workout when you run.

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Need we say more?

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We still love a good walk!

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Strong bones = strong runner!

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That’s a quick break at work, a fast wake-up routine after your alarm goes off or a commercial break exercise!

Statistics from American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Baylor College of Medicine, Brooks Running, Loughborough University, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,  Monash University, National Institutes of Health, National Osteoporosis Foundation, National Weight Control Registry, professors Eric Allen and Patricia Dechow.

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