A Younger Heart for Seniors with Exercise

While it has long been known that exercise is critical for sustained heart health, recent research indicates that lifelong exercise habits may help maintain strength and longevity into old age. A study at the Human Performance Laboratory at Ball State University in Muncie, spearheaded by exercise physiologist Scott Trappe, investigated a new population of ‘lifelong […]

Physical Activity to Combat Cardio Risk

A study of close to 500,000 people without cardiovascular disease at baseline showed that total physical activity related to work, recreation, or utilitarian needs such as walking to do errands was associated with a lower short-term risk of developing CVD. The researchers found that there is a “clearly positive . . . dose-response relationship between […]