So, science has confirmed what many people have believed over time. What is this confirmation? Well, let’s just say that many people think that it’s quite possible to stay fit at any age.
What’s the verdict? Basically, you’ll have to maintain a certain level of activity or increase your activity as you get older. Why? Simply put, it takes a little more work to stay healthy at an older age.
This doesn’t mean that people can’t stay as healthy as a 20 year old at the age of 50+. This is crucial to reducing factors such as Cardiovascular Disease.
Why is this crucial? According to a study, Women are 5 times more likely to get Cardiovascular Disease than a physically fit woman. Same study provides evidence that Men are 8 times more likely to get Cardiovascular Disease for not being fit. Good enough reason to stay fit?
This study was done in Europe, where they are always looking for more answers, unlike the American counter parts, who just want to find a quick fix. Exercise is very crucial to anything we do. Want to lose weight? Want to stay fit? Want those sexy abs? Gotta exercise.
Original Article – Cheating Father Time