The research is in, and there's no doubt about it: Running and meditation are really, really good for you.
I'm not just talking about physical benefits, although those are definitely there. Running torches calories and may help you live longer, and meditation can get rid of headaches, and its stress-busting benefits are great for heart health.
As for mental and emotional benefits, both practices fight depression, boost happiness, and improve confidence.
Despite what we may know about running and meditation, actually lacing up your sneakers or sitting on your cushion is a lot easier said than done. Life gets busy, and sometimes the prospect of adding both of these activities to a never-ending to-do list just piles on more stress.
But did you know you can kill two birds with one stone by meditating while you run?
Here's hoping that makes both activities a lot more appealing, because we chatted with three meditation experts, and they had some great advice on how to meditate while you run.
Here are three ways to make it happen: