Are you ever given a hard time by those around you who think you spend too much time running, cycling or just exercising. In the Time Magazine, September 11th 2008 article, call Another Benefit of Health: Wealth, writer Dan Kadlec explains that there are not only health benefits from staying fit there are also some significant financial benefits to being healthy. He states that instead of just focusing on our financial status for retirement that we also focus just as strongly on our health. If you stay healthy and active that you will avoid the large out of pocket costs that those people who lead sedentary lives will not. You will actually save money by begin fit especially the money you hope to have as you go into and through out retirement. Getting fit and staying fit will save you tens to thousands of dollars in your retirement age.
Kadlec makes some interesting arguments in his article, Aonther Benefit of Health: Wealth. As you spend time trying to figure out how to explain to your boss or your loved one why it's so important for you to go run here are some great figures that you can utilize to support your love to exercise and running. It might be a tool to get them to join you.