Many people think that how they age – if they remain mobile, healthy, and pain-free throughout their entire lives – is simply the result of luck, as though there’s a randomness to it. In Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White, former professional ballerina Miranda Esmonde-White uses new and groundbreaking science to help put an end to this defeatist attitude towards aging. In her previous award-winning special Aging Backwards, Esmonde-White revealed the power of our muscle cells. Now in Aging Backwards 2, viewers discover the amazing clout of their connective tissue. This vital tissue surrounds every part of us and connects every muscle, nerve, cell, bone, and organ. According to Esmonde-White, keeping it healthy is the secret to remaining youthful at any age.

On CPTV: Monday, December 3, 2018 at 8 p.m.

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