Elemental
Published in

Elemental

Age Wise

The Evolutionary Evidence for Getting Off Your Butt

Unlike apes, we evolved to need physical activity into old age

Image: Pixabay/Thomas Skirde

Some food for thought as you laze about during the holidays: As you get older, you might naturally think you should take it easy, be less physically active to protect your precious body. Exactly the opposite is true, according to a…

--

--

--

Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Recommended from Medium

Diagnosed On The Spectrum & A Tornado Tale

Fact or Fiction: The CBD Vape Edition

After booster, I had to take a rest……

“That’s OK, I’ll Be Patient #1”

Beauty from the Inside ~ NeoCell Collagen Supplements — White offer Journal

Coping up with Covid 19

TU/e’s women wall of fame

Don’t Buy into the ‘Toddler Milk’ Thing, Researchers Say

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

More from Medium

Walk Faster, Live Longer

What Makes Wordle So Satisfying to Play?

The Day the Wordle Changed

The Best Post-Holiday Detox