70 Is The New 40 (For People Who Stick With Exercise)

Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger

When the running and aerobics boom hit in the 1970s, a lot of smart people took up an exercise habit and have stuck with it ever since. Those people, some now in their 70s, seem to have put a brake on the aging process, maintaining the heart, lung and muscle fitness of healthy people at least 30 years younger.

Those are the findings of  a recent study from Ball State University,  headed by exercise physiologist Scott Trappe…