Vigorous Exercise Reduces Cell Aging by 9 Years
|05/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Vigorous exercise can reduce aging at the cellular level by nine years, a new study claims.
“Just because you’re 40, doesn’t mean you’re 40 years old biologically,” said Brigham Young University exercise science professor Larry Tucker. “We all know people that seem younger than their actual age. The more physically active we are, the less biological aging takes place in our bodies.”
The study, which was published in the journal Preventive Medicine, found that people who have “consistently high levels of physical activity” have younger cells as measured through the length of telomeres.
Telomeres are “protein endcaps of our chromosomes,” which shorten as read more >>>