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 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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