A few weeks ago, I ran into a friend at the gym. He had just broken up with his boyfriend and said the only thing that was keeping him sane was running. If there's one thing that's certain, it's that fitness is about so much more than weight loss. To that end, we asked some of the country's leading wellness experts how exercice can empower us to live a better life.
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