Lifespan – years until you are declared dead
Healthspan – years until you need assisted living
Fitspan – years that you can still do new and challenging sports
Exercise counters many effects of aging
What exercise does to your body is interesting but what it does to the Brain is vital
recommends Spark –
Linear decay function – 5 linear decay in bio systems
highest VO2max is 95
Olympic marathoners are in the mid-70s
highest domestic animals race horses 150
Best animal cheetah 300
Need VO2max of 30 fitspan
20 low edge of healthspan
10 you are in big trouble
He says VO2max is a hugely important measure
30% mortality after 3 months of breaking a hip
50% after 1 year of breaking a hip
Neurogenesis is engendered by exercise
need 45 minutes of exercise to 75% heart rate for men or 65% for women
and learn something new within three weeks
Likes shake weights and ankle or wrist weights
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