More time on the treadmill now could pay off down the road.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that every extra minute a person between the ages of 18 and 30 was able to run before stopping had a 12-percent decrease in heart attacks and strokes.
The study followed nearly 5,000 people between those ages for 25 years.
They also say it's never too late to start exercising.
Running decreases heart attack, stroke risk, study finds