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Running for Less Than an Hour a Week Could Help You Live Longer

12:31 EST 8 Nov 2019 | Discover Magazine

Running just once a week could lead to a longer life, a new study finds. (Credit: Halfpoint/Shutterstock) Reluctant joggers, here’s some encouragement: Running even once a week has some benefits. According to a new study, running 50 minutes a week, at a pace between a 10- and 7.5-minute mile, helped reduce the risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease and other causes. Working out more than that didn’t convey significantly more health benefits, say the researchers, based on a revi

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