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The Healthiest People in the World Don’t Go to the Gym

Go ahead and cancel your membership, you already have the tools you need

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If you want to be as healthy as possible, there are no treadmills or weight machines required.

Don’t just take my word for it — look to the longest-lived people in the world for proof.




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