It's widely accepted by medical professionals and health-conscious civilians that exercise has myriad benefits to mental, physical, and emotional health. But even the green-juicing, wellness-website-reading types can use the occasional reminder of just how big a difference that morning trail run makes. That, and this handy infographic from Jane's Best Fitness makes a pretty compelling argument for getting your workout-resistant friends to finally come to spin class with you. Check it out, and you just might get motivated to join the seven-minute-mile group this weekend.
Allison Daniels is a freelance writer currently living in New York. She received her bachelor's degree from Belmont University in creative writing and spanish. In addition to her work for mindbodygreen, she has been featured in Vogue, Conde Nast Traveler, and Forbes.