Any form of exercise beats life as a couch potato if you’re elderly – it doesn’t need to be strenuous – a British study suggests. Photo: Alamy

Exercise need not be intense to prolong lives of elderly, study suggests

Workouts don’t need to be long or strenuous to deliver improved health and a reduced risk of dying, study suggests; all activities, no matter how modest – such as pottering about in the garden – deliver benefits, research indicates

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Any form of exercise beats life as a couch potato if you’re elderly – it doesn’t need to be strenuous – a British study suggests. Photo: Alamy
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