Benefits of an Active Lifestyle
Research on exercise science at Oregon State University shows that small increments of daily activities, even of one-to-two-minute duration, can have positive health benefits. They help to prevent high blood pressure, high cholesterol and metabolic syndrome.
Extra Weight May Not Cut Lifespan
Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other sources, pooled data from 97 studies in a dozen countries, data on more than 3 million people.
Adjusted for age, gender and smoking, their figures showed that somewhat overweight people had a 6 percent lower overall death rate during the study than those of normal weight.
Whether you're retired or just thinking about it, it's time to consider some active pursuits to keep healthy and happy.
Travel is great but, in the days between trips, active seniors want to keep the good times rolling.
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