How to Live Longer

Anti-Aging Powers of Exercise

The secret to living a better, longer life is as simple as lacing up your sneakers and hitting the gym

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Exercise does far more than just keep your body humming—it can actually turn back the clock. More and more research shows that working out can help your brain, bones, heart, and skin look and act younger. “The secret to anti-aging isn’t about creams and lotions, but about how to build a foundation from the inside-out with a strong body and a sound mind,” says Kathy Smith, spokesperson for the International Council on Active Aging and star of the fitness DVD Ageless with Kathy Smith: Staying Strong. Here, we’ve found six ways that working up a sweat can help you look younger, feel stronger, and even live longer.

Time waits for no one. Check out this plan to turn up your fat burn and start moving today!