The Presidential Candidates Americans Think Would Make the Best Jogging Partner

If you could go for a jog with a 2016 presidential candidate, who would you choose?

If you could go for a jog with any one of the 2016 presidential candidates, who would you choose?

Bernie Sanders? Ben Carson? Hilary Clinton?

According to a recent survey conducted by Healthline, Clinton came out as the frontrunner (no pun intended) when consumers were asked which 2016 presidential candidate they’d most like to go on a jog with.  

23 percent of the 716 participants surveyed said they’d most like to go for a run with Clinton, while 18 percent voted for Donald Trump and 15 percent said Sanders.


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Fitness and Politics
Fitness and politics are seemingly unrelated topics, but according to additional aspects of the Healthline survey’s results, they may be more intertwined than most Americans might think.

The participants were surveyed about both their own health concerns and health concerns related to the 2016 presidential election. The results showed that 76 percent of respondents feel it’s important for a presidential candidate to be fit and have good health habits.

About 46 percent of respondents said the issue of a candidate’s health was very important to them and about 30 percent said it was important.  

No doubt, serving as President of the United States is a high-stress position, and since stress has the ability to take a large toll on an individual’s health, being fit and maintaining healthy habits is an essential part of the package.

We’re curious to hear what you think! Do you agree? Is a candidate’s health important to you? And of course, which of the current candidates would you most like to go for a run with?

Let us know is the comments below or Tweet us @theactivetimes!

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