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Is it true that a low level of fitness is associated with a shorter life span?

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology

In brief: Maybe

If you by low you mean sedentary.
Lack of exercise can effect many disease states and effect life span. The center for disease control has a good resource site for recommended exercise. http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults.html.

In brief: Maybe

If you by low you mean sedentary.
Lack of exercise can effect many disease states and effect life span. The center for disease control has a good resource site for recommended exercise. http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults.html.
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