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The benefits of staying fit as we age

Aging is an inevitable aspect of life. Here are a few tips to improve your quality of life as you age. An annoying fact of life is aging. It happens to all of us and it can sneak up on us. The good news is that maintaining an active lifestyle has positive benefits on our overall health, which in turn can improve quality of life. Almost half of Canadians are now over the age of 45, and many are looking for ways to stay active or get in better shape as the years pass. We tend to think of gyms, sports clubs, and road races as being designed only for young svelte athletes.  The reality however is that more adults are making choices to ensure they stay fit through their senior years. Marlene Sykes, Coach for the Newmarket Road Runners agrees that she has noticed an increase in the ages