PODCAST| Want to live longer? Here’s an exercise guide for young and old

Exercise fads come and go, but one equation stands the test of time, says sports medicine expert Jon Patricios. Here’s how to get the most out of your exercise session using @bhekisisa.health.

Be wary of exercise fads that say you should exercise less, rather than more. Listen to this podcast with Mia Malan and Patricios to find out how to keep your heart healthy.

Have you heard of the 150-300 minutes rule? That’s how much you should be exercising each week. It amounts to about half an hour five times a week. Intrigued? Find out more in Q&A with Mia Malan via @bhekisisa.health.

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Mia Malan
Mia Malan
Mia Malan is Bhekisisa's editor-in-chief and executive director. Malan has won more than 20 African journalism awards for her work and is a former fellow of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.

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