Bio: Why pick running as your exercise of choice? First of all, running is a wonderful aerobic exercise. And, aerobic exercises are great for improving one's cardiovascular health. Running is also a good way to burn calories and to control your weight. Consequently, runners can develop those slender, sleek, toned bodies many of us desire. Also, if you're involved in other sport activities, running will help you benefit in those activities, as your aerobic fitness and stamina improve.