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Light and Moderate Physical Activity Reduces the Risk of Early Death, Study Finds

Posted Jul 26 2010 7:25am

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Science Daily

The study, published by the International Journal of Epidemiology, combined the results from the largest studies around the world on the health impact of light and moderate intensity physical activity. It showed that the largest health benefits from light or moderate activity (such as walking and cycling) were in people who do hardly any physical activity at all. Although more activity is better the benefits of even a small amount of physical activity are very large in the least physically active.

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