Found an interesting NYT article on Exercise and Youth:
Can Exercise Keep You Young?By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
We all know that physical activity is beneficial in countless ways, but even so, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, was startled to discover that exercise kept a strain of mice from becoming gray prematurely.But shiny fur was the least of its benefits. Indeed, in heartening new research published last week in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, exercise reduced or eliminated almost every detrimental effect of aging in mice that had been genetically programmed to grow old at an accelerated pace.
Follow this link http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/02/can-exercise-keep-you-young/ to continue reading….