Friday, October 30, 2009

Even At 80 Years Old, It's Not Too Late For Fitness

If you’re 80 years young or older, you should be reading this.

A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine indicates that even a small amount of physical activity can extend life by at least a few years for people in their mid- to late-80s. The study was conducted by health professionals in Israel. The results “clearly support the continued encouragement of physical activity, even among the oldest old.

“Indeed, it seems that it is never too late to start,” the article said.

Check out this article written by Associated Press medical writer Lindsey Tanner --