Thursday, 14 June 2012



This is one secret of long life that relatively easy and inexpensive. routinely running relaxed or jogging at least two or three times a week. According to the results of the study the scientists, this simple recipe and can extend life expectancy by at least six years.

As reported by Denmark scientists, men or women who do jogging regularly experienced an average increase in life expectancy between five to six years. The greatest benefits of jogging, the researchers say, would be obtained if a person do with a slow or leisurely pace, and enough to make breathing a little out of breath. Instead of running at high speed that makes your body work hard.

Research results that extend the life of regular jogging. The good news is you do not have to do it too hard to get the benefits.

Research on jogging, conducted Schnohr is part of the study titled Copenhagen City Heart Study. This study monitored 20,000 men and Danish women aged 20 to 93 years since 1976.

The team lead by Dr Schnohr investigate the average rate of mortality among 1116 men and 762 women who often do jogging for about 35 years. Participants also were asked how much time is spent jogging every week, whether they are running with slow, medium or fast.

Than the group who never jogging, the risk of death in both men and women who regularly jog down to 44 percent. The data show, taking into account the age factor, jogging can increase the life expectancy of men and 6.2 years longer and women 5.6 years longer.

According to the researchers, the ideal jogging is done for one to 2.5 hours in one session at a moderate pace. Within a week, jogging should also be done between two to three times

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