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Live HAPPIER Longer is a podcast dedicated to helping you build the habits of a happier, longer life. We focus on five daily habits that are scientifically proven to increase longevity and improve overall quality of life.  

These "longevity" habits, built in your 50's, 60's and 70's, will be sustainable into your 80's and even 90's. But you won't have to wait until then to reap the benefits. 

MOVE*LEARN*SHARE*GIVE*LET GO

We also dive deep into the science of habit and WHY it's hard to break old habits, and build new ones. And why it's so important!! We believe that the quality of your life equals the quality of your habits. What you do consistently ultimately becomes your life story. 

We're dedicated to helping you write a HAPPIER, longer story. 

We also talk with people who are "superstars of aging"--we call them proof positive that living a HAPPIER, longer life requires a PLAN. 

Every day in the United State, 10,000 baby-boomers are turning 65. In the year 2030, more than 70 million people in the US alone will be over the age of 65. Here's the kicker. If you reach the age of 65...your AVERAGE life expectancy is more than 19 years. Wouldn't it be nice if you're going to live until 85 to be happy about it once you got there! 

It's time to start building the habits now. The compound effect is real and we're here to help your plan, your story, your life be the reality of what you want it to be! 

 

Apr 24, 2019

Today on the podcast we are joined by Nanette Mutrie, professor at the University of Edinburgh and Chair of Physical Activity for Health.  Nanette has been active in encouraging walking as a way for increasing healthiness in Scotland since the 1990's. You'll hear how walking is really the very best exercise for most people and it's something we are naturally built to do. 

We talk about the benefits of moderate exercise and how walking really fulfills that for most people. Nanette dispells the "no pain no gain" mentality for most people in the population. She says there's "no gain with pain" for truly deriving the health benefits of exercise for people who are not competitive athletes. The goal should be sustainability.  Nanette says you want to enjoy the movement you're doing. Up to 80% of the population can walk and for that reason alone it really should be health initiative #1 for physical activity. 

This episode brings together two Scots for a fun dialogue on the health benefits of walking!