Short Daily Walks Can Improve Memory & Reverse Muscle Loss in Older Adults… It’s Not Too Late to Start!

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People in their 70s and 80s recovered more quickly from physical setbacks if they remained active, a study finds. Walking a total of 150 minutes a week with some strength training did the trick.

Read the full article at: www.npr.org

A recent study took more than 1,600 sedentary people between 70 and 89 years old with some functional limitations, but who could walk a quarter of a mile in 15 minutes. Half of the participants aimed for daily 20 minute walks, the other half did not.

We found the results of the study very interesting and we think you will too.

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2 comments

  1. Good to know about muscle loss in adult people and how ankle pain increase. Thanks for sharing.

  2. There’s certainly a lot to find out about this issue. I really like all the points you’ve made.

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