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Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Less than one-quarter follow recommendations
Exercise and IBS
Keeping active helps patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) cope. IBS affects up to 20 percent of the U.S. population, primarily women, and there's no effective cure. But a University of Utah study of 1,060 people with IBS found that increased physical activity improved their quality of life. Those with the condition associated such activity with greater physical functioning and reduced symptoms.
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
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