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Aging and Exercise

You Are Never too Old to Exercise

We all know the toll that aging takes on our bodies; from thinning skin and hair, increases in body fat and especially loss of muscle mass. But the damage to muscle cells in… Continue reading

Sweat Smart

Sweat Smart

New evidence that physical activity can forestall the mental decline in aging brains

More people are living longer these days, but the bad news is the large increase in cases of age-related mental decline. By some estimates, the… Continue reading

When is the Right Time to Stretch

When is the Right Time to Stretch

 

For generations gym students were taught to stretch before working out or playing games. Then the practice fell out of favour: Studies seemed to show that such “static” stretching (holding a pose… Continue reading

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