In a recent study, scientists at the University of South Carolina reported that men in their 40s who did well on cardiovascular fitness tests, and stayed fit were 30% less likely to die over the next 11 years. For men who boosted their fitness levels, the research revealed a 40% lower risk of death from all causes.
For men, as well as women keeping up with an exercise routine not only makes you feel better physically, it can provide a feeling of personal accomplishment for you emotionally. Whether its walking briskly with your dog, taking a pilates class, or riding a stationery bike, just work it! Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter March 2012, Vol. 30, Number 1