Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Running Maybe the New Drug Fighting Cancer and Heart Disease

I love to run.

I hear a lot of reason why one should not run but this is a great reason to run.

Does Running Slow the Aging Clock?

The Canadian Press – August 12, 2008

Regular running appears to reduce the risk not only of heart disease, but also delay cancer and other illnesses, according to a study that began tracking people over the age of 50 back in 1984. People who ran an average of about four hours a week when the study started were compared with a control group of healthy people who weren't regular runners. After 21 years of follow-up, researchers have found that everyone has more ailments, but the onset of such problems began later for the runners.

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