Monday, September 28, 2009

Look Younger Longer

10 Ways to Strip 10 Years Off Your Age


Flex Time

Tone out gut creep: Lifting now can slow middle-age spread, reports a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Women who strength trained twice a week for 2 years decreased their body fat by 3.7 percent. Plus, the lifters gained a third as much intra-abdominal fat, the stuff that surrounds organs and is linked to heart disease, as nonlifters. Strength training builds muscle that burns calories from fat stores all day long, says study author Peter Hannan

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