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Staying a step ahead of aging is fuel for university research

by BY GINA KOLATA NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | February 11, 2008 at 1:43 a.m.

— Some runners are faster at 60 than at 50.

When you have to choose between exercising hard and often, hard is the better choice.

You know what is supposed to happen when you grow old. You will slow down, you will grow weak, your steps will become short and mincing, and you will lose your sense of balance. That's what researchers studying aging consistently find, and it's no surprise to most of us.

For more information see today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Subscribers can read the story here on ArkansasOnline.

ActiveStyle, Pages 25, 30 on 02/11/2008

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