Fitness & Exercise / May 28, 2014

Fountain of Youth

By Charles Platkin, PhD

Looking for the Fountain of ? Get Out and
Research led by Canadian sports medicine physician Mark Tarnopolsky, M.D., Ph.D., suggests that people can slow the speed at which they age by exercising regularly. According to the research, “Regular exercise not only improves the quality of life but can also extend a person’s life span by up to five years.” Additionally, his research suggests that older adults receive the most benefits when combining endurance exercise with resistance exercise.  Try to get in at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Walking is great; just walk 60 minutes more than you’re doing right now.

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