Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

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There’s even more evidence that two forms of exercise — cardio and strength training — can help protect you against some of the wear and tear of aging.
A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that older folks who clock in more movement see better levels of key blood biomarkers related to heart health.
The study emphasizes that regular physical activity at any level may be more beneficial than the occasional high-intensity workout.

Let’s get physical isn’t just a catchy line from an Olivia Newton John song — it’s a health intervention.

Exercise is increasingly being recognized as the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. Not only does regular movement appear to benefit our mind and body, it also seems to protect us from many aspects of aging’s slow wear and tear.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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