Undertaking regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by over six years and women by five and a half years.
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Researchers compared the effects on knee, hip and ankle joint motions of running barefoot versus running in modern running shoes and concluded that running shoes exerted more stress on these joints than running barefoot or walking in high-heeled shoes.
A team of researchers from Copenhagen University found that doing 30-second ‘sprints’ of exercise – whether jogging, cycling or swimming – boosted fitness levels quicker than exercising at the same pace continuously.
Runner’s knee is the bane of many types of exercise, from running to football to dance and affects one in four physically active people.
Far from putting untold strain on the heart and joints, middle-aged joggers tend to live longer, happier lives than their sedentary peers.