Men: it’s never too late to get fit!

A study of elderly male Veterans showed that better fitness predicted lower death rates.

Not only that, if a man INCREASED his fitness during follow-up, good things followed:

Unfit individuals who improved their fitness status with serial testing had a 35% lower mortality risk … compared with those who remained unfit.

Which reminds me of 95 year old Jack LaLanne, whom we’ll comment upon soon…

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

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