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The Evolutionary Evidence for Getting Off Your Butt

Unlike apes, we evolved to need physical activity into old age

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Some food for thought as you laze about during the holidays: As you get older, you might naturally think you should take it easy, be less physically active to protect your precious body. Exactly the opposite is true, according to a…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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