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15 December 2010

Staying active beats middle-age spread

People who keep up an active lifestyle into middle-age gain fewer pounds and inches over time and the benefit may be even greater for women than men, a new study finds.

People who keep up an active lifestyle into middle-age gain fewer pounds and inches over time and the benefit may be even greater for women than men, a new study finds.

The new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that becoming active at a young age, and then keeping it up, can indeed prevent mid-life love handles.

 
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