Exercise leads to longer, happier life

Sustained physical activity can result in longer life expectancy and a greater quality of life new research suggests.

The University of Western Australia studied 12,000 elderly men, finding 150 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week added two to three years to the lives of those who remained active for the duration of the 13-year study.

Those who remained active were also said to age free of depression, memory loss or functional incapacity.

Read more at University of Western Australia