Exercise: Better Than Fasting, Calorie Restriction for Aging, Longevity?

by Mike Mutzel

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Fasting and calorie restriction are not the only tools that support longevity. Harvard researchers make the case that exercise is the ultimate tool to support longevity and healthy aging.




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Show Notes: 

0:00 Intro
0:51 Exercise impacts aging
1:55 9 Hallmarks of Aging
2:36 Genome instability
3:27 Epigenetic /Biologic age testing
4:00 Mitochondrial Dysfunction and exercise
6:00 Exercise and Aging Specifics
8:14 Sleep Loss and Aging
10:00 Exercise May be Better Than Fasting for Aging
11:21 Exercise and aging of the heart
11:45 How much exercise do you need
12:34 Muscle Loss with Age
15:43 Exercise and the brain
18:06 Exercise and Nutrient Sensing
20:01 Exercise, mTOR and AMPK


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Ferrucci, L. et al. Measuring biological aging in humans: A quest. Aging Cell 19, e13080 (2020).

López-Otín, C., Galluzzi, L., Freije, J. M. P., Madeo, F. & Kroemer, G. Metabolic Control of Longevity. Cell 166, 802–821 (2016).

  1. Have you looked at the exercise protocol 10x where you do the big 6 exercises 12x to fatigue only twice a week. It’s looks like they have incredible results re building muscle abs strength and the health benefits that come with that

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