Do You Want To Live Forever

Feb 28, 2024

Imagine your routine trip to the doctor, where they take your blood pressure, height and weight and then ask you a very important question: Do you exercise?

This question has the potential to change healthcare as we know it, and to increase not only lifespan but healthspan – where the latter part of our years are spent free of disease and with improved mobility and function. The Physical Activity Vital Sign asks about exercise with two more accurate questions: On average, how many days per week do you engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity? On average, how many minutes do you engage in physical activity at this level?