How Just One Hour of Exercise Can Change Your Life

Researchers found 30 to 60 minutes a week of muscle-strengthening exercise increased life expectancy by 10 to 17 percent.

In just one hour a week, you can change your health and your life. According to AARP, a 2021 review of 16 studies from around the globe researchers found 30 to 60 minutes a week of muscle-strengthening exercise increased life expectancy by 10 to 17 percent. Lifting weights, yoga, pilates, calisthenics and carrying groceries or grandchildren. Eating protein is also crucial for preserving muscle. 25 grams at every meal to stimulate protein synthesis. Studies show that when people in their 60s combine this style of eating known as protein timing with resistance exercise, their bodies respond as if they were in their 20s.