THE UP­SHOT This is the age at which most peo­ple hang up their Met­cons

Men's Health (UK) - - Fit Any At Age -

– but you’re not most peo­ple. Ac­cord­ing to tests con­ducted on men with an av­er­age age of 54, a reg­u­lar fit­ness pro­gramme can stave off “age-re­lated” de­clines in en­ergy and testos­terone. But your great­est im­per­a­tive? Pro­tect­ing your brain. A study in the Bri­tish

Jour­nal of Sports Sci­ence found that rais­ing your heart rate also im­proves think­ing and mem­ory. So, stop chas­ing PBS: high-rep train­ing is the smartest way to keep your brain and body sharp.

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