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2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging - here's how to incorporate them into your life

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2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging - here's how to incorporate them into your life
If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your brain against the decline that comes with aging, look no further than the closest mirror. One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise - and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.

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Excercise against the decline of age

Excercise against the decline of age

As we age, 2 forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: 

  • aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing;
  • strength training, which helps keep aging muscles from dwindling over time.

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Best exercise to slow aging

Best exercise to slow aging
  • Jogging;
  • Walking;
  • Tai chi;
  • Swimming;
  • Walking;
  • Cycling;
  • Squats and planks.

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Tai Chi, a good practice against aging

Tai Chi, a good practice against aging

The Chinese martial art combines a series of flowing movements, performed slowly and gently, with a high degree of focus and attention paid to breathing deeply.

It is particularly good for older people because balance is an important component of fitness, and balance is something we lose as we get older.

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