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Top 10 Benefits Of Exercise For Mental Wellbeing And Health

Being active has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally. Exercise offers incredible benefits that can improve nearly every aspect of your health from the inside out. Before we get into the evidence-based benefits from exercise, how did exercising and 'running' became such a common healthy pastime?  I had recently picked up the autobiography of the creator of Nike, Phil Knight, called 'Shoe Dog'. There is a particular paragraph about the beginnings of recreational “jogging” that immediately caught my attention (while making me laugh). Here’s the excerpt: “... in 1965, running wasn’t even a sport. It wasn’t popular, it wasn’t unpopular—it just was. To go out for a three-mile run was something weirdos did, presumably to burn...

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