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The Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise has many health benefits. Some of these benefits occur after a short time. They include reduced blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improvements in blood sugar, blood cholesterol and sleep. There is also a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, depression, some types of cancer and all-cause mortality.   By one estimate doing… Read More »

Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in adults of all ages

Numerous studies have shown that aerobic exercise can improve cognition in seniors, but a small new study finds that vigorous workouts boost thinking skills in younger adults as well. After a six-month aerobic regimen, adults aged 20 to 67 showed improvements in executive function – the cognitive processes important for reasoning, planning and problem solving… Read More »