With the variety of speeds and inclines, a treadmill is a flexible piece of exercise equipment that can provide a thorough and varied workout.
Source: Treadmills: Tips for using this versatile piece of exercise equipment – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health Publications
Runners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight.
Source: An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life
Study of 250,000 UK commuters shows walking is good too but suggests two wheels are best.
Source: Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study – BBC News
Even a gentle walk can lift your mood and improve life satisfaction.
Source: Get Up and Move. It May Make You Happier. – The New York Times
One moderate exercise session has a cellular response that may help suppress inflammation in the body.
Standing up and walking around for five minutes every hour during the workday could lift your mood, combat lethargy and even dull hunger pangs.
Source: Work. Walk 5 Minutes. Work.