June is Men’s Health Month, and we want to raise awareness of preventable health problems as men age.
Emily Medalen did some research to find some of the smallest changes men can make to live longer, healthier lives.
On average, men die almost 6 years earlier than women – that’s according to the CDC.
One of the top killers of men is heart disease, and diabetes is on the list as well…
But there are steps you can take as you age to try to prevent these.
Studies show that getting to the gym and sticking to a healthy diet are the two easiest steps to take.
I spoke with one man who says he’s never fallen off the wagon of working out, and he thinks it’s kept him alive and injury free.
“I’ve got friends that have had knee surgeries – especially playing racquetball – and shoulder surgeries and so forth. And I’ve been lucky not to. I think it’s because I exercise and keep my muscles strong,” says Reinie Kembel, Frequent Gym-Goer.
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