24 May 2018

Exercise and ageing: new research on its benefits

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:39 pm on 24 May 2018

We know exercise is good for us, but new research has revealed just how important it is as we age.

Otago University researchers wanted to find out why ageing eats away at muscles so they could try and reduce that.

They found both endurance and resistance training helps to preserve muscle and more importantly -  it's never too late to start

Exercise helps prevent age related muscle loss

Exercise helps prevent age related muscle loss Photo: http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil

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