This MSNBC posted article, citing two research studies done in the USA over 4 years, talks about how walking 3 times a week, for 30 minutes, has been shown to not only improve cardiorespiratory fitness, but also lengthen life expectancy by 3 plus years. Dr. Martha Gulati, a cardiologist and fitness researcher at Northwestern University, said both studies are significant and should guide doctors’ advice to patients and public spending on health.
“We need to know how to prescribe this and how to implement this,” Gulati said. “If we don’t, we’re never going to get to the point where we do prevention. We’re always going to be treating chronic disease.”
Read the full article at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10039577/
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