Health Benefits of Running

Why Run?

Physical activity is an important contributor to one’s health and wellness, yet it seems that an increasing number of people in the U.S. are not getting enough exercise. Cardiovascular exercises such as running are particularly important for maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the incidence and impact of conditions like obesity and multiple sclerosis. Running is a great exercise because it requires no equipment besides a decent pair of tennis shoes and some motivation. Here is a list of some significant health benefits that can result from regularly going on a run.

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April 21, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014