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Physical Activity Has Greater Impact on Body Composition in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 19, 2015)—Everyone knows that exercise is good for you, regardless of your age. But a new study coming out of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and presented earlier this month at the 2015 annual meeting of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) shows that some types of physical activity have a greater impact on body composition in postmenopausal compared to premenopausal women. That’s good news for postmenopausal women; however, the study also found