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Getting fit in middle age as beneficial as starting early – study

 The study found benefits in increasing exercise levels to about seven hours a week by the age of 40-61. Photograph: Juha Tuomi/Rex Getting active in midlife could be as good for you as starting young when it comes to reducing the

Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we’re healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn’t as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s

Exercise your right to work out at any age

Three years ago, she could not do a single push-up and certainly had never heard of a “reverse fly”. Today, Solveig McCulloch, 79, can do 10 push-ups easily and rocks her five-pound dumb-bells. “I am definitely stronger, and my balance and