As if you needed another piece of motivation to strap on those sneakers: A new study found that people who got just 75 minutes of moderate exercise (brisk walking or the equivalent) per week—as in, about 10 minutes of physical activity per day—lived an average of 1.8 years longer than their less-active counterparts.

By News & Views
February 18, 2013


Levi Brown

As if you needed another piece of motivation to strap on those sneakers: A new study found that people who got just 75 minutes of moderate exercise (brisk walking or the equivalent) per week—as in, about 10 minutes of physical activity per day—lived an average of 1.8 years longer than their less-active counterparts.

Here’s what else a 10- to 20-minute daily sweat session gets you:

 

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