Even slow jogging may reduce risk for death

February 2, 2015 8:51 PM

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Regular, light jogging two to three times per week was associated with a significantly lower rate of all-cause mortality compared with sedentary behavior, and light to moderate jogging appeared more beneficial than strenuous jogging, according to a new report.

Researchers for the Copenhagen City Heart Study investigated the link between jogging and long-term all-cause mortality in 1,098 healthy joggers (593 men) and 3,950 healthy non-joggers aged 20 to 92 years who were followed through the study since 2001. The researchers specifically analyzed the frequ...

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