Exercise as an anti-aging therapy

OK, I’ve got another article from Science Daily. This one studied exercise and its impact on muscle tissue of senior citizens and found that it had a dramatically positive effect on muscle tissue:

Not only does exercise make most people feel better and perform physical tasks better, it now appears that exercise — specifically, resistance training — actually rejuvenates muscle tissue in healthy senior citizens.

The article isn’t just talking about muscles getting stronger. They actually studied something called the “gene expression profile”, a marker for the aging process, and they were surprised to find that exercise actually reversed the “genetic fingerprints” associated with aging!

Great stuff and more validation on how important it is to USE our bodies. Don’t let yourself rust, get moving!!

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