If we want to be able to move our bodies as we age, whether to walk while we travel or play with the grandkids, research shows that it is important to exercise.Â This article from Blue Zones is adapted from the book The Longevity Diet. The article looks at what exercise is best for longevity. It is based on the exercise routines of people who live long lives. The short answer is do whatever exercise you enjoy doing to stay active! My belief is that variety of exercise types is the key and also building a daily routine of exercise.