While the figure of 10,000 steps a day has become a popular benchmark, new research finds we might not need to take quite so many strides to cut our chances of an early death.
People who stayed active or became more active in adulthood spent between 10% and 22% less on healthcare.
Many doctors believe that exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that modern medicine has in its arsenal. But have you ever wondered why that is so? Your brain actually benefits, too.
People who value the physical and mental health benefits of exercise are more likely to maintain habits they developed during periods of COVID-19 lockdown.