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Ageing for Beginners

Podcast #4 - Walk your way to a longer life

Written by Kylie Williams
on July 27, 2020

Dr Doug and Dave chat about the many health benefits of walking, which Dave suggests is “the new rock and roll”.

Globally, we are living longer, so it’s more important than ever to live healthy long lives. Dr Doug talks about biological age and the health of cells as measured in the ‘Dunedin Study’.

For those interested in bringing their biological age closer to their chronological age, the duo suggests walking as “one of the most fundamental, simple and effective measures to improve health now, and in the future”.

Learn how easy walking is and how much a regular stroll can boost your health.


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