Run, Don't Walk: Benefits for Older Adults

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Abstract

SYNOPSIS: This study compared the metabolic cost for walking three different speeds in 30 adults at least 65 years of age, and found that those who ran on a regular basis expended less energy walking than the group that walked exclusively.

SOURCE: Ortega JD, et al. Running for exercise mitigates age-related deterioration of walking economy. PLoS One 2014;9:e113471.

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