This should come as no surprise to anyone with exercise experience and knowledge. The single most important thing you can do to stay away from our incompetent and greedy healthcare industry is to stay fit.

People with high fitness levels in midlife have significantly lower annual health care costs after age 65 than people with low fitness in midlife, after adjusting for cardiovascular risk factors, according to a new study.

Source: Midlife fitness helps reduce health costs after age 65 — ScienceDaily