We have a big fat problem...

Runners have the following improved metrics

40%
reduced risk of
premature mortality
4%
% longer lives
70%
reduced risk of
CVD mortality
50%
reduced risk of
cancer mortality
can putting running shoes on fix this?

How does running improve health outcomes?

Cardiovascular

Cardiorespiratory illness

Resting heart rate

Blood pressure

Metabolic

Plasma glucose uptake/regulation

Insulin sensitivity

HDL cholesterol

Triglycerides

% Body fat

Waist girth

Musculoskeletal

Muscle mass

Bone density in lower extremities

Osteoarthritis

Disability

Neuropsychiatric

Gray matter in hippocampus & prefrontal cortex

Cognitive function

Depressed symptoms

In-turn reducing the following chronic diseases

Cardiovascular

Coronary heart disease

Stroke

Hypertension

Metabolic

Type 2 diabetes

Hyperlipidemia

Obesity

Musculoskeletal

Sarcopenia

Osteoporosis

Frailty

Neuropsychiatric

Alzheimer’s disease

Psychiatric conditions

Depression

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