Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who publishes an online blog of exercise tips and nutritional advice, recently addressed the question of “How Exercise Keeps You Young (and Prolongs Your Life).”
The take-home messages are:
- aging appears related to loss of function of the mitochondria in cells
- to strengthen mitochondria most effectively, exercise frequently and with intensity
In the same post, he refers to criticism of the newly released US dietary guidelines.