Exercising Benefits our Brain
How Exercise Can Benefit Your Brain
Article by Janet Lee, Consumer Reports April 24, 2017
As the article points out, folks over 50 can realize a gain in brain function. The Consumer Reports article also points to an article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that reaches an interesting conclusion…
Conclusions Physical exercise improved cognitive function in the over 50s, regardless of the cognitive status of participants. To improve cognitive function, this meta-analysis provides clinicians with evidence to recommend that patients obtain both aerobic and resistance exercise of at least moderate intensity on as many days of the week as feasible, in line with current exercise guidelines.
For more on the study of exercising’s benefits for our brain, be sure to continue with the very informative article posted in the British Journal of Sports Medicine
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