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Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we’re healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn’t as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s

Why exercise is good for the mind and body

Experts recommend a minimum of 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day to achieve desired results. Exercise benefits every part of the body, including the mind. Exercising causes the body to produce endorphins, chemicals that interact with the

Exercise is more precious than ever. So let’s stop scaring kids off PE

When I was growing up I routinely bunked PE lessons. I saw PE as optional – it was on the timetable, but no one seemed to care if you didn’t attend. PE was for sporty kids anyway, and I wasn’t one