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Increased Life Expectancy!
Low amounts of physical activity (75 minutes of brisk walking per week) increased longevity by 1.8 years after age 40, compared with doing no such activity. Walking briskly for at least 450 minutes a week was associated with a gain of 4.5 years.
PLOS Medicine, November 2012

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JM Hurricane December 29, 2012 at 04:29 PM
Question, is the 450 min. per week in addition to normal everyday walking?
Dr. Andy Vantreese January 03, 2013 at 05:05 PM
Yes JM. This would be walking targeted for the purpose of physical activity. It would be for a consistent period at a brisk pace such as dedicating 15-30 minutes to this one particular activity versus walking at intervals throughout the normal routine of your day.


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