gardening is just as good for longevity asdoing 300 push-ups, sit-ups or squats.
Experts found doing between 30 and 60 minutes of strengthtraining per week lowered the risk of dying by up to 20%.
This could include lifting weights or using our bodyweight andresistance bands. With the average adult capable of 10 push-ups per minute,that would involve at least 300 per week.
Researchers also found that heavy gardening that involvesdigging and shovelling was just as beneficial.
Keeping bones and muscles healthy in our senior years is crucial in preventinga host of illnesses and diseases and can even slow down aging.