Mile News Tagged Health


As obesity rate grows, survey finds most Washingtonians wouldn’t walk a Mile

December 03, 2018

An astonishing 77 percent of overall respondents said they were too busy to do exercise and 74 percent said they are too busy to eat a healthy diet.

By KOMO Staff

More than half of the Washington state adult population would not walk a Mile to get somewhere they wanted to go, says a new...

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How Far Do You Have to Go to Score the Benefits of Running?

September 21, 2015

The takeaway message is clear: Don't be discouraged if you can "only" run a Mile or if you're "just" a jogger; you're doing great things for your body with every step you take.

By Charlotte Andersen, SHAPE Magazine

If you've ever felt embarrassed about your morning Mile as you scroll through...

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When it comes to running, less is more

February 03, 2015

A Danish health study has concluded that light and moderate runners have lower mortality than sedentary non-runners, whereas strenuous runners have a mortality rate not statistically different from that of the sedentary group.

By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times

Hey, fitness junkies, here's...

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Running reduces risk of death regardless of duration, speed

July 29, 2014

Running 5-10 minutes daily can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease-related death

From American College of Cardiology 

Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease compared to someone who does not run,...

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