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What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life?

Exercise Dose

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  • The “Goldilocks zone” in which exercise produces the greatest benefit for longevity is between 150-450 minutes of moderate exercise per week, lowering your risk of early death by 31 and 39 percent respectively
  • Exercising more than 450 minutes per week does not seem to provide any further increase in longevity. In fact, exercising 25 hours a week or more only provides a 31 percent mortality risk reduction
  • Incorporating more high-intensity exercises can also boost longevity, compared to exercising at a consistently moderate pace

By Dr. Mercola

Modern fitness research offers many potent reminders that physical activity is one of the best "preventive drugs" for many common ailments, from psychiatric disorders to heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. 


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