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4 Easy Things You Can Do to Live a Longer Life, According to Doctors

Best Life Logo By Charlie Duerr of Best Life | Slide 2 of 5: The importance of getting your body moving and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle can't be overstated. And it doesn't take that much to enjoy the benefits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adults should get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise (a brisk walk qualifies) every week—that's only 30 minutes a day, five days a week. The researchers at Johns Hopkins recommend breaking it up into three 10-minute walks throughout the day. And for more ideas on how to get active, check out these 21 Easy Ways to Get in More Exercise Every Day.

1. Move more.

The importance of getting your body moving and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle can't be overstated. And it doesn't take that much to enjoy the benefits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adults should get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise (a brisk walk qualifies) every week—that's only 30 minutes a day, five days a week. The researchers at Johns Hopkins recommend breaking it up into three 10-minute walks throughout the day. And for more ideas on how to get active, check out these 21 Easy Ways to Get in More Exercise Every Day.

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