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Sedentary adults benefit from less than an hour of weekly exercise

In the journals There’s good news for seniors who have trouble reaching the recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week: a new study suggests that doing as little as 48 minutes can help some older adults. The research, published online Aug. 18, 2017, by PLOS ONE, evaluated how different amounts of exercise benefited approximately 1,700 adults ages 70 to 89. Those chosen did less than 20 minutes of physical activity per week and…

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