The results of on-going studies continue to further reinforce the many benefits of regular exercise. Here’s an excerpt from the latest…

“The participants reported a range of physical activity, from household chores to heavy exercise or playing competitive sports several times a week. Over the three years, those who exercised the most had the largest brains, and showed the least shrinkage in white matter compared to those who were the least active, suggesting regular exercise in old age could protect the brain from age-related decline. Those who reported engaging in more intellectual pursuits didn’t show the same benefit.”

Enough said.

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/23/exercise-trumps-brain-games-in-keeping-our-minds-intact/#ixzz2AVWybO4J

http://www.fyiliving.com/health-news/exercise-helps-maintain-strong-muscles-well-into-old-age/

 

 

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