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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Strength training associated with 46% lower risk of death over 15 years in those 65 and older

People 65 and older who did strength training twice a week were 46% less likely to die over the next 15 years than people who did not according to a study from researchers at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.

“The association between [strength training] and death remained after adjustment for past medical history and health behaviors,” the paper notes.

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