Irene Obera, 84, is one of a growing number of so-called 'superagers', who are living long and healthy lives. The one factor these superagers have in common? They all place a significant emphasis on physical activity as part of their lifestyle.
So there are many quotes of Hippocrates used by nutritionists and other health professionals but what does he have to say about physical activity?
Here is a short video with a few quotes related to physical activity and exercise, incredible how many nuggets of wisdom, in relation to the importance of movement, was revealed by Hippocrates the father of modern medicine born in 470BC.
The ground-breaking teachings of Hippocrates often referred to as the father of Western medicine has influenced doctors from his time right up to the present day.