Physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight, according to a study led by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The study found that people who engaged in leisure-time physical activity had life expectancy gains of as much as 4.5 years.
The 6-year-old boy would take the cleaning ends off the broom and the mop, then place the handles on the floor apart from each other. Then he would jump from one handle to the next, moving them farther and farther apart with each leap to see just how far he could fly. It was an early start in training for the long jump. “That was… ... more