Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 19 July 2016 Strength training for the elderly might help them live longer Pumping iron may help senior citizens live longer. A survey of Americans aged 65 and older shows that strength training can lower their risk of dying from any cause by almost half. Researchers found that elderly folks who did strength training, like lifting weights and doing push-ups, at least two days per week are 46 percent less likely to die from any cause, 41 percent less likely to die from heart disease and 19 percent less likely to die from cancer. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 3 random things that can mess with your mammogram results Lifestyle How a genetically skinny guy can build muscle Medical How to know if your cough is something serious Medical Constipation? How a simple step may help Medical The dangers of undiagnosed asthma Diet and nutrition 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.