Every Move You Make Can Help Your Health
A study released in December, the 29th annual report, put Hawaii at the top of the list as the most healthy state. New England shows well with Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont coming in second, third and fourth.
Washington came in 9th.
Louisiana was dead last.
Sunny southern California has some fitness advice your you. f you thought you had to run a few miles each day to gain health benefits you can take a seat. Light activities include "most of the movements of daily life," such as walking around, getting dressed, checking the mail, pruning the garden and doing dishes.
The data was based on 6,000 healthy women ages 63 and up, and the biggest catch-- those who got the biggest health boost from light exercise were those who did the most of it: between 5.6 and 10.3 hours per day.