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Why should I keep exercising after age 50?

Almost all older clients suffer from at least one chronic health condition. Physical activity and other lifestyle changes can minimize the effects of these conditions and greatly improve fitness and function. Common afflictions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and emphysema, are less common in persons who choose healthy lifestyles.

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