Forget the gym: A regular routine of sit-ups and push-ups at home can prolong life

Forget the gym: A regular routine of sit-ups and push-ups at home can prolong life
 

People who carry out strength-based exercises slash their risk of premature death by 23 per cent and reduce the chance of dying from cancer by an astonishing 31 per cent. 
older people particularly benefit from a daily strength workout, whether it be the humble push-up, press-up or a simple weight-bearing exercise. 
And you don’t need to join a gym. 
Experts say even using the vacuum cleaner, mowing the lawn or climbing the stairs can help to stave off life-threatening illnesses as we age. 
Older people should carry on with strength-based workouts for as long as they are able, say... read more

 
7 November 2017 in Health, Views: 62
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