Faster walkers more likely to live longer

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The research, using data from the UK Biobank of 474,919 people recruited within the UK, found those with a habitually fast walking pace have a long life expectancy across all levels of weight status – from underweight to morbidly obese. Underweight individuals with a slow walking pace had the lowest life expectancy (an average of 64.8 years for men, 72.4 years for women). The same pattern of results was found for waist circumference measurements.

https://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/our-news/press-release-centre/?entryid8=67262

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