If you think that running for better health means you have to get up at 4am and run for two hours, you’re wrong!

Research on thousands of people over time periods spanning 5 to 35 years, showed that even among people who ran moderate distances, at relatively steady paces, had a significantly lower chance of dying prematurely from a stroke or heart attack.

Watch the video above to see how much running you actually need to do for increased health benefits and longevity… you’ll be surprised

Now you have no excuse not to ask for a pair of running shoes for Christmas, so you can make those 5km fun runs your resolution for 2020!

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