Prticipation in sport is associated with a with a 20—40% reduction in all-cause mortality compared with non-participation. Exercise might also be considered as a fifth vital sign, according to the Lancet: http://goo.gl/gyxYf
Mick Jagger on staying fit: "You watch what you eat, you exercise, you have a bit of fun. You keep on going forward. Don’t stop. Do what makes you happy. Don’t look at the clouds of tomorrow through the sunshine of today. That’s it."
In other news, you can do anything with a blog (full website and all) - the launch site of Mick Jagger's supergroup SuperHeavy is basically a blog: http://www.superheavy.com
Their new hit "Miracle Worker" plays with medical terminology:
"You have a medical condition.
In an emergency I'm very well prepared
My scalpel, mask and gloves; don't ever get too scared.
No need for anesthetics, I'll go check your charts
You're a Miracle Worker.
You're a surgeon of love."
-- Lyrics from SuperHeavy - Miracle Worker.
Mick Jagger is well-known as an exercise fanatic: "We were busy recording a song and Mick Jagger (68) was doing 120 situps and pushups and singing at the same time time", says Eurythmics founder Dave Stewart.
Mick Jagger's new supergroup with Joss Stone and Dave Stewart. DailyMail.
Redefining age 65 - when your job description is "rockstar"