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  • Only around one in 10 Australians over the age of 50 years exercises enough to gain any cardiovascular benefit.
  • Some estimates suggest that about half of the physical decline associated with old age may be due to lack of physical activity.
  • If you are over 40 years, obese, suffer from a chronic illness or have been sedentary for some time, see your doctor before embarking on any new exercise routine.

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Reviewed on: 09-07-2014