Exercise in moderation is the key to living a longer healthier life. This article born out of the recent Annual General Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine has shown that walking/jogging 20 miles (32 km) per week at a pace of 10-11 minute miles can add years to your life. Increasing the speed and distance has an effect of diminishing returns.
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