Sep 5, 2012

The Benefits of Middle-Age Fitness
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Written by : Pat Novak| 0 | Fitness, Health


Even if you haven’t previously bothered with exercise, getting fit in middle age appears to reshape the landscape of aging.

Exercising during midlife, especially if you haven’t been, can pay enormous later-life benefits, he says. “Our study suggests that someone in midlife who moves from the least fit to the second-to-the-least-fit category of fitness gets more benefit,” in terms of staving off chronic diseases, than someone who moves to the highest fitness grouping from the second-highest.

And moving out of that least-fit category requires, he says, “only a small dose of exercise,” like 20 or 30 minutes of walking on most days of the week.

Read more: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/05/the-benefits-of-middle-age-fitness/?smid=tw-nytimeshealth&seid=auto
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Pat Novak

Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years.I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.
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