In the same context, but from another viewpoint, here's another kind of figure. Any of you who have passed 25, should pay heed to this.
The rate of heart attacks today is climbing by the minute.
The world is faster, more tense, less forgiving than ever it was even in my day.
Scientific research now shows that fit men are 53% less at risk of premature death than sedentary men.
Fit women are 98%, yes, you've read it right, 98% less at risk of premature death than sedentary women.
Bearing in mind that to qualify as a fit person, you just need to have a set of lungs and a working heart that are able to let you do moderate exertion for a reasonable time, it brings the criterion for healthy living into manageable proportions , doesn't it?
If you think that's too simple, get in touch with me; I'll show you how to do it.