CBS New York—May 24, 2017
CBS New York featured a segment on how running five minutes a day can add three years to your life. HSS primary care sports physician Jordan D. Metzl, MD was interviewed and said, "running is an example of a high intensity workout, so when you ramp up your intensity you can condense the time you need to exercise to a very short period of time."
Dr. Metzl said that during those five minutes, metabolism increases and muscle strength improves. The benefit is taking a break from prolonged sitting and inactivity.
"Inactivity is really the main problem of our generation today, it’s not obesity, it’s inactivity," he said.
Watch the full segment at newyork.cbslocal.com.
This aired during the May 24, 2017 broadcast.