Regular running, exercise can extend your life

Runners and other highly fit people live an average of six to 12 years longer than couch potatoes, according to research on 18,000 men done at the famed Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas. Even moderately fit people live an average of four to seven years longer.

Another reason to eat chocolate
Low-fat chocolate ice cream tastes just as good as its full-fat version, according to a University of Missouri taste test.

Smog-fighting vitamins
Among cyclists who often rode in high-ozone areas, those who took 100 milligrams of vitamin E and 500 milligrams of vitamin C maintained better lung function, according to a Dutch study.

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Go longer in cross-training than in your regular running workouts


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