Even light exercise can increase lifespan

Author: Ana Sandoiu
Citation: Medical News Today 2019, all rights reserved

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adults aged 65 and over engage in 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity every week.  This should be in bouts of at least 10 minutes, they say.

Aerobic activity refers to any kind of exercise that improves the heart and the lungs. Some examples include brisk walking, running, swimming, and cycling.

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