Scottish country dancing: Key to eternal youth?

New research by the University of Cumbria reveals Scottish country dancing is beneficial to the health of older women and can help to delay the ageing process.

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Dance your way to a longer life

For many it's an activity just done at weddings or Burn's Night but when you see this report you might want to dance the Dashing White Sergeant a bit more often.

Now there's evidence Scottish country dancing can halt the ageing process.

Researchers from the University of Cumbria and University of Strathclyde found older women who dance are fitter than those who don't, even if they do the same amount of exercise every week.

Hannah McNulty has been getting reaction at a session in Duns in the Borders.

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