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Fitness after 65 is no one-size-fits-all endeavor

Fitness after 65 is no one-size-fits-all endeavor | Longevity science | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters) - America's aging population is posing special challenges, fitness experts say, because it is difficult to design effective workout routines for people with such a wide range of abilities.

 

Physical activity can reduce the risk of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and osteoporosis...

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Interval training can boost exercise effects while reducing a workout’s length

Interval training can boost exercise effects while reducing a workout’s length | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Want to cut the length of your workout while maintaining or even increasing the benefits? Try interval training, a type of cardiovascular workout in which you alternate bursts of peppier exercise with slower-paced recovery periods.

 

Intervals make you work more efficiently: Your overall intensity is greater, so the length of your workout can be cut by about 20 percent. Plus, a growing body of evidence suggests that this approach yields health benefits comparable or superior to traditional exercise.

 

 

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Caleb's comment, April 10, 2013 5:28 PM
Great way to being able to incorporate workouts into someones schedule while at the same time not taking too much time so as to allow more time for other things.