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Does Metformin Block the Health Benefits of Exercise? Podcast with Ben Miller

Physical exercise is one of the best anti-aging interventions at our disposal. Indeed, it may be the best. You have no doubt heard this before, but you probably don’t realize just how powerful it is.  Epidemiology has provided some particularly compelling evidence. Research has shown , for instance, that cardiorespiratory fitness is one of the strongest predictive factors for survival into old age. In one study, men with the lowest exercise capacity were 4.5 times as likely to die within the follow-up time period, compared to those with the highest exercise capacity. And in men aged 75 , exercise capacity was the most powerful predictor of survival to age 90 , exceeding that of conventional risk factors like smoking, high blood pressure, total cholesterol, and obesity. Exercise capacity is a more powerful predictor of mortality among men than other established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. So if you want to live a long life – and more importantly, a healthy and

Painter & Sculptor - Lionel Smit Lionel Smit was born in... crss

Painter & Sculptor -  Lionel Smit Lionel Smit was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1982. He creates monumental portraiture works on canvas, sculpture, silkscreen, video and public installations. In his paintings, Smit combines gestural brushstrokes, dripping and splattered paint, and lush patches of color with a naturalistic rendering of the heads and faces of his many subjects. His sculptures, too, evince this blend of naturalism and abstraction, with their heavily modeled, sometimes fragmentary, surfaces. For Smit, this form of portraiture gets beneath the skin to reveal the multifaceted nature of his human subjects. via Keep up with all your favorite artists on our Facebook page. posted by Margaret from tu recepcja   H/T crss

Painter & Sculptor - Lionel Smit Lionel Smit was born in...

Painter & Sculptor -  Lionel Smit Lionel Smit was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1982. He creates monumental portraiture works on canvas, sculpture, silkscreen, video and public installations. In his paintings, Smit combines gestural brushstrokes, dripping and splattered paint, and lush patches of color with a naturalistic rendering of the heads and faces of his many subjects. His sculptures, too, evince this blend of naturalism and abstraction, with their heavily modeled, sometimes fragmentary, surfaces. For Smit, this form of portraiture gets beneath the skin to reveal the multifaceted nature of his human subjects. via Keep up with all your favorite artists on our Facebook page. posted by Margaret from tu recepcja   H/T

redlipstickresurrected:Tyra Kleen aka Tyra Af Kleen (Swedish,...

redlipstickresurrected : Tyra Kleen aka Tyra Af Kleen (Swedish, 1874-1951, b. Stockholm, Sweden, d. Lidingö, Lidingö Municipality, Sweden) - La Chevelure (The Hair; A hemisphere in a hair, Charles Baudelaire), 1905, Lithograph