Increased Life Expectancy (from Exercise) Calculator Help

According to Dr. Ralph Paffenbarger you increase your life expectancy by 2 hours for each hour of vigorous exercise. (Recent results of a study of over 17,000 Harvard alumni started in 1962.) Enter your exercise habits to calculate how many hours you have exercised or will exercise over time and the resulting increase in your life expectancy.

Input Fields:

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Gender Select your gender.
Days per Week How many days you typically exercise in a week. (You can consider this to be sessions of exercise and enter a value greater than 7 if you have days you exercise more than one session.)
Workout Length The average length of each workout session.
Duration How many years and months you have followed (or plan to follow) this workout schedule.

Output Fields:

Exercise Given your exercise habits, this is the number of hours you have exercised (or will exercise) throughout your life.
Increased Life Expectancy The number of hours, days, months, and years that have been added to your life as a result of your exercise habits.
Estimated Life Expectancy Current male or female estimated life expectancy at birth as reported on www.worldpress.org.
Your Life Expectancy Your adjusted life expectancy from exercise alone.

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Updated 04 Jul 2007