Just a 15 minute stroll four times a week can reduce the risk of an early death by 40%

Just a 15 minute stroll four times a week can reduce the risk of an early death by 40% Fresh air and exercise can boost the immune system, strengthen bones and reduce obesityRegular walking also means better physical health, better strength and a reduced risk of injuries from falls By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 15 January 2013 Even a 15-minute stroll in the open air gives a better chance of extending longevity by a few years Older people who take a short walk just four times a week reduce the risk of an early death by a staggering 40 per cent.

Senior citizens who maintain a healthy lifestyle can expect to live up to six years longer

Senior citizens who maintain a healthy lifestyle can expect to live up to six years longerGetting healthy and quitting smoking can add five years to women's live and six years to men'sStudy also found former smokers lived just as long as those who never smoked | UPDATED: 01:01 GMT, 31 August 2012 Living a healthy lifestyle well into old age can add six years to people’s lives – even if they have a chronic disease – according to new research.

Jogging increases life expectancy: Gentle jogging once a week "can add 6 years to your life"

Gentle jogging once a week 'can add six years to your life' | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 4 May 2012 Get those feet moving: Jogging for an hour a week from the age of 20 to 70 takes 108 days but adds more than five years to your life Jogging for just an hour a week can increase your life expectancy by around six years, reveal scientists.