Fit over 50 Update — Walk to Live Longer

General Health
Women who walk 2 miles a day live longer than the less active In my and Phil Bishop's book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write ... “If you’re plopped on a bed, couch, or chair right now,” write the editors of Reader’s Digest, “you might have what is arguably the most common health problem in America today—sitting disease.” That might sound silly. But prolonged sitting—sedentary living—has been shown by researchers to play a significant role in many of the most troublesome health issues of our time, from obesity and heart disease to diabetes and depression. Sitting too much, according to a study from the University of Cambridge, is twice as likely to lead to premature death as being obese! Regular exercise increases…
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