1) Prevent Disease Doctors often recommend running for people who have pre-diabetes, osteoporosis, or high blood pressure, and it has been proven to help reduce the risk of breast cancer and strokes in women who regularly indulge in the exercise. 2) Boost Confidence In addition to concrete health benefits, running can actually boost your confidence. Not only are you likely to lose weight and get in better shape by running, the very process of setting and achieving goals can help bring you closer to confidence. 3) Fight Depression In study after study, it’s been proven that running is one of the very best natural ways to fight against many forms of depression. When we run, natural hormones are released that fight depression and improve our mood.]]>