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May 11, 2017

Speed Up Your Workouts to Slow Down Aging

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Doctors have been talking up the benefits of exercise for years. The return on investment is so great that some have even written prescriptions to encourage their patients to get moving. “There are over 50 benefits to exercise,” Donald Hensrud, M.D., says in this Mayo Clinic Minute. “If we had a pill that could do […]

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Tags: Aging, Dr Donald Hensrud, Dr. K Sreekumaran Nair


August 16, 2016

Are Burpees and Jumping Rope the Cure for What Ages You? Or, Perhaps It’s Crawling.

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Here at In the Loop, we’ve had some fun recently featuring stories of folks who are living well, well into their 80s, 90s and beyond. They’re running, jumping on trampolines and setting goals for the future. Which has gotten us thinking: How can we be like them when we grow up? Michael Joyner, M.D., may […]

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Tags: Aging, Dr. Michael Joyner, Exercise, Healthy Living Program


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