Wednesday, 30 July 2014


For those who jogged or run daily for at least five times a day, you have reduce your risk to almost one-third of dying early and increasing your life expectancy by three years a recent study said.

Researchers have gather data of more than 55000 adults in Dallas for the span of 6 to 22 years and have found that 24% of the adults are into running. Runners were 30% less likely to die compared to Non-runners  during the study. 

Runners also have a 45% less chances of dying from cardiovascular disease.This study was presented in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. These data has taken into consideration people who are smoking and drinking, their age during the program ,their family health history and other exercise routines

For those who were not running, the risk of dying is 24% greater compared to people who are overweight or obese (16%), having a history of cardiovascular disease (20%) , or having a high cholesterol (6%).

"Exercise is a miracle drug in many ways,". "The list of diseases that exercise can prevent, delay, modify progression of, or improve outcomes for is longer than we currently realize."

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