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Exercising, eating enough fruit and vegetables not drinking too much alcohol and not smoking can add up to 14 years to your life, a new Public Library of Science Medicine study suggests.
A new study shows elderly adults who engage in resistance training can reduce the effects of aging. 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 study involved before and after analysis of gene expression profiles in tissue samples taken from 25 healthy older men and women who underwent six months of twice weekly resistance training, compared to a similar analysis of tissue samples taken from younger healthy men and women.