Exercise and health – More evidence

Published in the Business Insider – HIIT workouts are linked to better mental health and longer, healthier lives, according to a new study

  • High intensity interval training could boost health and lifespan for adults over 70, according to a new study.
  • Researchers found that people who did strenuous exercise twice a week had better mental and physical health and fitness than those who did moderate exercise.
  • They were also slightly less likely to die during the five-year period, suggesting HIIT could potentially extend lifespan, in addition to improving quality of life.

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For the original research click this link: Effect of exercise training for five years on all cause mortality in older adults—the Generation 100 study: randomised controlled trial