Trail and ultrarunners run mostly for mental benefits, study finds

A recent survey found that a large majority of ultrarunners and trail runners are in the sport for mental gains

WATCH: How running like an animal makes us human

Author and elite running coach Jason Karp explains in his recent TEDx Talk why running is such a powerful tool to improve our minds

Feeling mentally exhausted? Go for a run

Research shows that physical activity is an effective strategy to promote cognitive regeneration after a mentally-exhausting day