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Gardening Is Strenuous. How To Go Gentle On Your Body

Gardening is widely regarded as a moderate to strenuous form of exercise. All that bending, lifting, digging and hauling burns calories and builds muscle.

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10 Easy Tips For A Healthy Heart

Cardiologists to share the tips that they follow for a healthy heart. They’re easy to implement and don’t require major lifestyle changes, but even these minor adjustments can make a major difference.

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Zombie Cells Central To The Quest For Active, Vital Old Age

In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. 

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We Need More Than Clichés Like ‘Exercise Is Good For You’ To Stay Active

More than 80 percent of adults in the United States fail to meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” which recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.

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What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, guidelines for preventing dementia advise.

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Online Chair Yoga Beneficial For Isolated Older Adults With Dementia

Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it also results in deteriorating physical function. Chair yoga offers a safe, effective and evidence-based physical option.

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