• 5 Scientifically Proven Reasons Fitness is the Key to Healthy Aging

    5 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Who doesn't want to live a long, happy life and stay healthy, happy, and functional as they age? According to research published in the journal Immune Ageing, how we age is 75% lifestyle and only 25% genetics. Lifestyle matters!
    One lifestyle habit that's intrinsic to any successful aging program is exercise. Hippocrates wisely proclaimed that food is medicine, but he could have also said exercise is medicine. In fact, research shows that physical fitness plays a key role in how we age. Let's look at five scientifically backed ways exercise slows aging.
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