Experts recommend that people who are physically able to exercise aim for 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity every week to reap longevity benefits.
A recent meta-analysis found that people who do muscle-strengthening workouts are less likely to die prematurely than those who don’t, adding to previous evidence that strength training has long-term health benefits.
Studies have shown that a regular walking habit can promote weight control, but it may also provide additional health benefits for body and mind as people age.
Fitness tracking devices often advise that we take 10,000 steps a day—about five miles—but taking far fewer can still have health benefits.
Outside, it’s more likely that any potential virus in the air will disperse.
Becoming physically active in mid-life can extend longevity.
There doesn’t appear to be any scientific basis for the idea that 10,000 steps should be everyone’s daily fitness goal.
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