TEN-MINUTE DAILY STROLL CAN HELP YOU LIVE LONGER
Daily Express|January 26, 2022
A ten-minute stroll a day can add years to your life
Mark Waghorn

WANT to live longer? Scientists say the key to longevity could be as easy as a walk in the park.

A study of almost 5,000 older people found deaths declined as their physical activity levels increased.

Just 10 minutes extra exercise a day reduced annual mortality rates by seven per cent. Twenty minutes cut it by 13 per cent and half an hour decreased it by 17 per cent.

Exercise helps people lose weight – lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers.

It also protects against dementia by boosting blood flow to the brain.

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