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Born to Exercise: The Role of Genetics in Fitness

Melanie Rovinsky

March 30, 2011


Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

Have you ever wondered why two people following the exact same fitness and diet regimen will often achieve different results? It turns out the answer may be genetics. What do the scientists say? The New York Times recently published an article on a new study that explored the genomes (heredit...

Exercise can extend survival even in ‘oldest old’

Liz De La Torre

September 15, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CHICAGO – Even in the "oldest old," a little physical activity goes a long way, extending life by at least a few years for people in their mid- to late 80s, Israeli researchers found. The three-year survival rate was about three times higher for active 85-year-olds compared wit...

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