From this Medscape article Drinking Up to Half a Glass of Wine Daily May Increase Longevity in Men:
“Long-term wine consumption averaging less than one half glass per day was strongly and inversely associated with coronary heart disease, total cardiovascular mortality, and all-cause mortality. Men who drank, on average, less than one half glass of wine per day had life expectancy about 5 years longer than men who did not consume alcohol”.
One half glass of wine a day for five more years of longevity – that seems like a pretty deal. How about ½ hour a week of vigorous exercise to feel better, look better, and live longer? That too is a really good deal.
Strength training reverses many of the bio-markers of aging. This does not require hours in the gym. Your life can be transformed in just minutes a week with the right exercise program. With high intensity strength training you can work the whole body in less than one half hour, and it only need be performed once or twice a week to see continuing results. We have such a strength training program at both our locations - Austin TX Personal Trainers and New Orleans Personal Trainers. Better eating choices, a little wine, an active lifestyle, and a little strength training is a program most people can stick to, and it can have profound effects on one's fitness, health, and longevity.
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