40 min

Exercise for longevity: How muscle mass improves your lifespan Prime Time with Bec Wilson

    • Society & Culture

Jonathan Freeman is a world renowned exercise physiologist and founder of Australia’s largest active over 50’s community, Club Active. He's a Professional Fellow with Southern Cross University and presents guest lectures in Functional Anatomy at numerous Universities throughout Australia... AND he's worked with the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Kelly Slater, so he knows what he's talking about.
According to Jonathan, only 1 in 10 Australians over the age of 50 do enough exercise to keep their hearts healthy and improve longevity. And he says physical inactivity is the biggest killer… 
Join Bec Wilson for Episode 2 of Prime Time, with guest Jonathan Freeman, as he explains:
The three most important things you can do for your body as you age: Muscle Mass, V02 Max & Joint Longevity 
Some things in life are unavoidable 
How to look after your joints 
Exercise doesn't have to be in a gym 
Incidental activity is the best place to start 
What we can learn from the Blue Zones
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jonathan Freeman is a world renowned exercise physiologist and founder of Australia’s largest active over 50’s community, Club Active. He's a Professional Fellow with Southern Cross University and presents guest lectures in Functional Anatomy at numerous Universities throughout Australia... AND he's worked with the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Kelly Slater, so he knows what he's talking about.
According to Jonathan, only 1 in 10 Australians over the age of 50 do enough exercise to keep their hearts healthy and improve longevity. And he says physical inactivity is the biggest killer… 
Join Bec Wilson for Episode 2 of Prime Time, with guest Jonathan Freeman, as he explains:
The three most important things you can do for your body as you age: Muscle Mass, V02 Max & Joint Longevity 
Some things in life are unavoidable 
How to look after your joints 
Exercise doesn't have to be in a gym 
Incidental activity is the best place to start 
What we can learn from the Blue Zones
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40 min

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