Aaron Baggish, MD, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Performance Program in the Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, discusses the benefits of exercise at any age.
Fountain of Youth in Running
Track and field champion Dave Galligani, 75, and gold medalist sprinter Dennis Melanson, 81, didn’t start running until they were older, but they are still seeing benefits to their health. “No matter what decade in life you start exercising, you’re better off than if you were to maintain a sedentary lifestyle,” says Aaron Baggish, MD, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Performance Program in the Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care. Watch this video to learn more
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