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Keep running away from an early grave

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Keep running away from an early grave

Further evidence has found higher levels of physical activity, regardless of intensity, are associated with a lower risk of early death in middle-aged and older people. The findings also show that being sedentary (sitting still for 9.5 hours or more a day, excluding sleeping time) is associated with an increased risk of death.

First published: Oct 2019

Article sources and references

  • BMJ August 2019

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