Tennis And Swimming For A Long Life

Want the best odds of living to be 100? Then start playing tennis or go swimming more often.
That’s according to a new University of Oxford study, based on 80,000 men and women. Researchers tracked each person’s physical activity for nearly a decade. And as you’d expect, those who got at least 30 minutes of moderate activity most days lived longer than those who didn’t exercise at all. That makes sense, since exercise is a proven way to lower our risk for chronic diseases.

But when researchers looked at participants who lived the longest, two common activities jumped out: Swimming and racquet …read more