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Having More Muscles May Help You Live Longer

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Today is the day to start getting healthier by eating right and exercising if you want to live a longer healthier happier life.

Recent studies have found a connection between muscle mass and longer life. The more you have the longer you live. It has long been known that if you are more active you will be healthier than a person who sits all day doing nothing.

But exercise isn’t the end all be all answer to all your health problems, you must start eating healthier or the exercise will be fighting the processed foods you consume and you might think you are gain good health when you are really sabotaging yourself.

Get on a daily regime of eating fresh fruits and vegetables and exercising daily you will feel better and live longer.

See the websites below for more information on the studies:

According to More Muscles Linked To Longer Life Research Suggests article:

"In other words, the greater your muscle mass, the lower your risk of death," study co-author Dr. Arun Karlamangla, an associate professor in the geriatrics division at University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, said in a university news release. "Thus, rather than worrying about weight or body mass index, we should be trying to maximize and maintain muscle mass."

Check this video out at: BBC

Below are a few articles about living longer by having more muscle mass:

Pumping Iron Can Help You Live Longer

9 Reasons muscle is good (and you should get some)

Why getting physically stronger will help you to live longer

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