Monday, August 16, 2010

Few Medicines Work As Well As Exercise [Q&A]Few Medicines Work As Well As Exercise [Q&A]

“We all know we're supposed to exercise, to move our muscles and be strong. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates about three-fourths of older adults are sedentary, despite informative articles insisting activity helps prevent many related ailments, from coronary artery disease to cognitive decline. Dr. Sheldon Zinberg, founder of the Nifty After Fifty workout centers, insists people are reluctant to put a name to their problem: ‘We're talking about sarcopenia, or age-related muscle wasting. All of us are familiar with the long words like osteoporosis or menopause, but, for whatever re...

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