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What really happens to our muscles as we age if we are chronically active?

Aging is commonly associated with a loss of muscle mass and strength, resulting in falls, functional decline, and the subjective feeling of weakness. Exercise modulates the morbidities of muscle aging. Most studies, however, have examined muscle-loss changes in sedentary aging... Continue Reading →

Trap a yoga block between the elbow and thigh for core work.

Lie on your back with your legs extended, bending your left knee and drawing it toward your chest. Lift your head, neck, and shoulders off the mat. Place a block lengthwise between your left quadriceps (the front of your thigh) and left elbow,... Continue Reading →

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

And the winner is ........Interval Training..... The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate... Continue Reading →

Your Brain Without Exercise

Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

" Just why distance running was so much more potent at promoting neurogenesis than the other workouts is not clear, although Dr. Nokia and her colleagues speculate that distance running stimulates the release of a particular substance in the brain... Continue Reading →

Exercise reduces your risk of cancer no matter your weight – even low levels of activity like Gardening and Walking

New research has found that exercise can help prevent a number of cancers It's effective at stopping cancer even in people of a healthy weight Even low levels of activity like gardening or walking helped prevent cancer Doctors are urging... Continue Reading →

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