Wednesday 28 September 2022 02:05 AM It's the Arnie effect! Pumping iron in your 70s can help you live longer, study ... trends now

Wednesday 28 September 2022 02:05 AM It's the Arnie effect! Pumping iron in your 70s can help you live longer, study ... trends now
Wednesday 28 September 2022 02:05 AM It's the Arnie effect! Pumping iron in your 70s can help you live longer, study ... trends now

Wednesday 28 September 2022 02:05 AM It's the Arnie effect! Pumping iron in your 70s can help you live longer, study ... trends now

It's the Arnie effect! Pumping iron in your 70s can help you live longer, study suggests Research shows exercise in your 70s can cut the risk of early death by up to half  150 weekly minutes of moderate aerobic activity are recommended for adults Benefits from both aerobic exercise and weightlifting were greater in women

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Perhaps Arnold Schwarzenegger is on to something – research suggests that pumping iron in later life can cut the risk of early death by up to half.

However, those who did both lived longest – although you don’t have to be Arnie, who at 75 still works out daily, to benefit.

Adults are recommended to do at least 150 weekly minutes of moderate aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of the two.

But while aerobic exercise such as cycling is linked to a lower risk of death, it was unclear whether lifting weights was. 

Adults are recommended to do at least 150 weekly minutes of moderate aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of the two

Adults are recommended to do at least 150 weekly minutes of moderate aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of the two

US researchers from the University of Iowa asked 99,713 adults aged 55 to 74 about their exercise, and monitored them for a decade. Lifting weights without aerobic exercise led to a lower risk of death of up

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