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Three basic fitness tests may predict longevity

June 18, 2014

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Fitness for longevity

Three basic fitness tests may predict longevity by Adrienne Silverman —  It is well-documented that regular physical exercise contributes to a longer lifespan. However, what if three simple fitness tests given to individuals in middle age could predict their longevity? In 1999, researchers at the University College London studied more than 2,700 subjects at age […]

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Hikers get more benefits from outdoor exercise

September 14, 2012

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Reluctant exercisers visualize fitness as hours on a treadmill or lifting weights in an overcrowded gym. But some of the fittest individuals look to the great outdoors for exercise. According to Denise Mitten, contributing editor of Hiking and Backpacking, exercising in nature can help increase and maintain fitness levels and contribute to overall health and […]

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