RUN FOR GOOD

Runner's World (UK) - - Warm ups/ mind-health -

Fundrais­ing for char­ity can

help your com­mit­ment to train­ing, and a new study1 sug­gests do­ing good boosts your health, too. Sub­jects who were given money and told to spend it on oth­ers low­ered their blood pres­sure to a level com­pa­ra­ble with med­i­ca­tion. An­other group, who spent the cash on them­selves, en­joyed no such ben­e­fit. The re­searchers be­lieve be­ing char­i­ta­ble low­ered stress and en­hanced pos­i­tive feel­ings.

A NEW WAY NO PRES­SURE Run for the money, but make sure it goes to a good cause

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