Why Running More Can Help You Live Longer

Why Running More Can Help You Live Longer

You may not be as fleet-footed as you were in your 20s. But even when you’re plodding along, running helps extend your life.

A meta-analysis in the British Journal of Sports MedicineOpens in a new Window. gathered data on more than 232,000 people during studies spanning up to 35 years and found that any amount of running, at any speed, lowers a person’s risk of death by a staggering 27 percent.

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