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The road to longevity-70

The road to longevity

Exercise capacity predicts longevity better than obesity, heart disease or smoking, according to a new study. The Journal on Active Aging (JAA) recently discussed this research with the study’s lead author, Dr. Jonathan Myers of the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center in Palo Alto, California.

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Measuring functional fitness of older adults by C. Jessie Jones and Roberta E. Rikli-41

Measuring functional fitness of older adults by C. Jessie Jones and Roberta E. Rikli

Helping to delay physical frailty and improve functional mobility among older adults are two of the most important goals of senior fitness instructors. Many would say the quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to continue to do what you want, without pain, for as long as possible. Designing effective exercise programs that can help older adults maintain or improve their mobility requires two prerequisites

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