December 7 2017
As we near the end of 2017, Strava shares its running statistics for the year, gathered from user data logged around the world.
Why should everybody run? Because…science! Check out these amazing stats that prove how healthy it is to run.
Basically running is good for you. Just look at those numbers!
Those hard-working lungs definitely get a good workout when you run.
Need we say more?
We still love a good walk!
Strong bones = strong runner!
That’s a quick break at work, a fast wake-up routine after your alarm goes off or a commercial break exercise!
Statistics from American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Baylor College of Medicine, Brooks Running, Loughborough University, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Monash University, National Institutes of Health, National Osteoporosis Foundation, National Weight Control Registry, professors Eric Allen and Patricia Dechow.
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