Study reveals how you can stop your body getting older through regular exercise

Athletes apparently up to nine years younger than normal people

If you ride your bike to stay fit or just for a bit of fun, then you'll be glad to know that it could be helping to keep you young too.

According to a study by Brigham Young University, regular exercise can help to slow the biological ageing process, making athletes' bodies effectively up to nine years younger than those who are sedentary.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.