Summary: 

A number of studies point to exercise as a powerful way to counteract harmful and telomere shortening effects, such as from stress and trauma.

In particular they point to intensive, interval type exercises, and others that work up a Sweat.


Specific Actions others are taking:

Exercise in all forms, with the key being to find something you can easily include in your life and enjoy, so that you will stick with it!

Given the studies relating to Interval Training in particular, some of us have found that approach, as spelled out in The Immortality Edge among other places, to be very powerful.

One strength is that it can be done with sprinting, swimming, biking, hill repeats, even power walking—anything that can provide you with a series of short vigorous workouts.


Featured Posts regarding Exercise:

Applying Telomere Science, one person at a time…..

Study finds that exercise prevents muscle atrophy in seniors