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Dennis Kravetz
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Dennis Kravetz is a psychologist, physical fitness buff, business consultant and writer whose lifelong passion has been to study and research how to extend the human lifespan and improve the quality of one's life with a healthy lifestyle. He's the author of eight books, most recently A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Live Long, Live Healthy (KAP Books, 2013). Learn more at www.longlife4me.com.

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How Heart Rate Is Related to Fitness and Longevity

(2) Comments | Posted December 17, 2013 | 6:09 PM

The human heart can beat only 220 times per minute, and that maximum can only be attained by a young child. The maximum number of times your heart can beat declines with age for reasons that are not clearly understood. The decrease in the number of beats per...

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How and Why We Age: The Power of Telomeres and Telomerase

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 6:39 PM

Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.

The human body has 100 trillion highly-specialized cells....

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Are You Busier Than the President? There's No Excuse for Not Exercising

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 5:05 PM

Are you too busy to exercise? Our current president exercises regularly. So does George W. Bush, who now bicycles, but once was a runner. And Bill Clinton is a jogger. Are you busier than the president of the United States? I don't think so. You can make time for exercise...

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8 Ways to Stay Young as You Age

(13) Comments | Posted May 23, 2013 | 11:26 AM

What does it mean to be "psychologically young"? It's not about wrinkle creams, plastic surgery, or injections to make you look younger. It's about having a positive mental attitude, staying cognitively and physically active, and having a high-quality life.

How long you live and the quality of...

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10 Ways to Boost Your Cognitive Fitness and Longevity

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 5:17 PM

We normally associate the term cognitive development with babies and children. While many adults do not think of developing themselves cognitively, they should do so, particularly since studies show that reduced cognitive function can age us prematurely and reduce life expectancy. It is well known in the medical...

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