A study by Stanford University Medical Center found that elderly joggers were half as likely to die prematurely from conditions like cancer than non-runners. They also found that runners were more likely to lead healthy lifestyles and suffer less disabilities.
According to lead author Professor James Fries:
If you had to pick one thing to make people healthier as they age, it would be aerobic exercise
This will come as welcome news for the 11 runners who recently finished the ultimate ultra – 3100 Mile Race.
Sri Chinmoy often spoke of the physical and spiritual benefits of running – View: The inner and outer running at Sri Chinmoy Library