Maximise your chances of living to 100 with David Spiegelhalter

Imagine this 100 metres as 100 years of your possible life...

In this scene David Spiegelhalter uses the latest infographics and an athletics stadium to reveal how life expectancy has dramatically increased in his lifetime. Amazingly, the average lifespan is now actually rising by 3 months a year. He also shows how our individual life expectancy is affected by our lifestyle choices – drinking, obesity, smoking and exercise… Did you know that by running regularly for half an hour a day you can expect to extend your life – by half an hour a day! So all very well if you like running…

Release date: 08 Oct 2012

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