Women who jog regularly live 5.6 years longer, and men 6.2 years longer than their counterparts who don't, according to Danish researchers who presented their study - Copenhagen City Heart study - at the EuroPRevent2012 meeting.

Dr. Peter Schnohr explained that they had set out to determine how healthy or hazardous regular jogging might be. He informed that between 1 and 2.5 hours of jogging per week at a "slow" or "average" pace significantly lengthens lifespan. Dr. Schnohr is chief cardiologist of the Copenhagen City Heart Study.


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