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12 January 2009

Gardening good exercise

Gardening helps older men and women reap more than flowers, fruits, and vegetables - it benefits them physically as well, researchers report.

Gardening helps older men and women reap more than flowers, fruits, and vegetables - it benefits them physically as well, researchers report.

They also observed the five women and nine men while gardening on two days in June and July. To determine gardeners' physical activity levels, the investigators also measured the subjects' heart and breathing rates during these observations.


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