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Together, the new recommendations "reflect the growing importance of ensuring safe, effective physical activity for adults ages 50 and older," said Colin Milner, CEO of tHe International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association supporting professionals who develop wellness and fitness facilities and services for adults 50 and older. FOUR MODES The scientists who put together the ages 65-plus recommendations "couldn't be clearer when they state: 'Regular physical activity, including aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activity, is essential for healthy aging,'" Milner continues.
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