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9 Best Exercise Tips for Boomers

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Here's the minimum you need to stay healthy: muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week plus 2 1/2 hours a week of moderate activity like walking. Or 75 minutes a week of a more intense activity like jogging. Ask your doctor before starting a new exercise routine. … Back to Article

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GET STRONG TO THE CORE: Fitness expert Martina Navratilova demonstrates exercises to strengthen the body's core, including the abs and lower back.

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