"Although any amount of exercise offers health benefits, a new study suggests that rigorous physical activity may be key to boosting longevity.
Australian researchers found that middle-aged or older people who get at least some high-intensity exercise that makes them sweaty and winded may reduce their chances of dying early by up to 13 percent."
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What's your favorite form of exercise? I tend to gravitate toward runs with my dog, power yoga, and various forms of circuit training.View Thread
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"People who are fit in their 40s seem to retain more brain volume two decades later and also perform better on decision-making tests, new research suggests.
The analysis of more than 1,200 participants who were tracked for more than 20 years showed that those with lower fitness levels at midlife had smaller brain volumes in their 60s -- a sign of accelerated brain aging."
"It's hard to give a quantified amount of exercise," he acknowledged. "We are not telling people to run marathons. It's a good idea to do some aerobic exercise that gets the heart pumping, such as half an hour of walking every day, or going up several flights of stairs."
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