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Exercise in Old Age Strengthens Your Immunity and Heart

Older, very active cyclists have been shown to have stronger immune systems than their nonexercising peers, as evidenced by higher T-cell activity; in fact, their immune function was comparable to young adults in their 20s.  A pattern of lifelong exercise is believed to contribute to your ability to retain healthy levels of muscle mass, muscle strength, body fat and cholesterol as you age.  Read more...
 
 

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