Look to exercise to extend life, even for the oldest, study say
Older folks should perform two days of strength training and 2 hours of moderate to intense aerobic exercise each week.
Activity Levels and Overweight in the United States, According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The research indicated that 85-year-olds who fulfilled both aerobic and muscle-strengthening criteria had a 28% reduced chance of dying from any cause than those who did not.
Aerobic and strength training are beneficial at any age.
The research indicated that strength training seven to 28 times per week did not provide any significant protection.
The purpose is to strengthen your whole body by exercising your core, upper and lower bodies, including your arms, legs, hips, and shoulders.
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