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How exercise, notably interval training, can stop cells ageing

We all know that exercise keeps us healthy.

It boosts our immune system, keeps us sharp, helps us sleep, maintains muscle tone and extends our healthy lifespan.

Now new research headed by diabetes specialist and doctor Sreekumaran Nair at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has looked at high-intensity interval training. Researchers have found that aerobic exercise such as biking and walking causes our body cells to make more protein for their energy producing mitochondria and protein- building ribosomes, effectively stopping ageing at the cellular level.

Read on to find out what effect this form of exercise can have on lean muscle mass and insulin sensitivity too.

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