NY Daily News (NY) – Exercise can extend your life, even if you’re overweight: study – (Wednesday, November 7, 2012)-


Yet more evidence to inspire you to get moving — new research shows that people who do regular physical activity, such as brisk walking, live longer than those who lounge in front of the television or computer, regardless of weight.


“This finding may help convince currently inactive persons that a modest physical activity program is ‘worth it’ for health benefits, even if it may not result in weight control,” says lead researcher Steven Moore from the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, in the US.