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January 11, 2004

Exercise Keeps You Young

Newsweek outlines how exercise keeps you younger.

A growing number of aging boomers are discovering firsthand what doctors have said for years: in almost every way, exercise keeps you young. The over-50s are eager to reap the health benefits—a stronger heart, improved posture and balance, sharper mental acuity, less depression and lower rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer.

Keep your workouts reasonable and prevent injury:

Less weight and more repetitions—around 30—is a safer way to improve strength and flexibility. Swimming, yoga and massage help, too.

Posted by linda at January 11, 2004 6:41 PM

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