7. It may help you land a higher paying gig
Hey, boss. Of course, the fitter you are, the better your body is able to physically cope with the stress of your high powered job. But, we bet you didn't know that CEOs who run marathons are also more likely to run companies with higher firm values. More marathons, more money, baby.
8. It helps you bond with buddies
On a social level, running with a friend gives you a chance to connect in-person and support one another’s healthy goals. But then, what’s a friendship without a little healthy competition? A 2012 study found that when we exercise with people that are better than us we can increase our performance and motivation.
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