How Much And What Types Of Exercise Are Needed To Age Well?

Episode 676 19m


It’s no surprise that physical movement is one of the best habits you can possibly adopt to live a longer, better life. Exercise (the right dose, type, and frequency) optimizes all biological systems. In fact, combined with the right diet, exercise is the most powerful tool for staying healthy and extending your life.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I dive into exactly how exercise benefits the body, how much is needed, how to incorporate more movement into your life, and much more. What I’ve discovered has blown my mind and changed the way I approach my own health and the health of my patients. I’ve compiled it all into a new book called Young Forever, which comes out on February 21, 2023. Learn more and preorder the book at


This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, and BiOptimizers. The Doctor’s Farmacy podcast works with a select group of sponsors to allow for ongoing production and allow it to be zero-cost to anyone who wishes to listen to and watch the podcast.

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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: It's not about doing it now for some result later, it makes you feel better now. We really can't afford not to exercise. So start where you are. Build up slowly, even 10 minutes a day of walking can help. Hey everybody, welcome to the Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman and that's farmacy with an F, a place for conversations that matter. And today, I'm bringing you a health bite to improve your health because taking small steps daily can lead to really big change over time. And today, I'm talking about the science of longevity to help you feel younger and age in reverse. That's right, age backwards. And it's based on my new book,..

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Ep. 676 - How Much And What Types Of Exercise Are Needed To Age Well?