Exercise is one of the most important health habits to keep your brain healthy and fit. Learn the nine ways exercise helps your brain and a practical exercise program for brain fitness.
We baby boomers CAN stay mentally sharp
and keep our brains healthy as we grow older.
Fall is a good time to make changes to your diet and exercise programs. Use the change of seasons to your advantage to get both your brain and body fit.
Sitting too much is a killer. Here are three surprisingly easy ways to get off your butt to save your brain.
In the spirit of celebrating the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day to appreciate this amazing planet we call home, I'm going to recommend you do at least some of your exercise outside. Getting any kind of exercise is one of the best things you can do to boost your brain. But if you can possibly swing it, exercising outdoors provides many additional benefits.
Get to know yoga and tai chi - excellent exercise that benefits the body and the brain. Even mainstream medicine recognizes their benefits now. The ancient practices of yoga and tai chi can improve strength, flexibility, and balance while providing almost meditative stress reduction benefits.
Strength training exercise offers health advantages over aerobic training alone or in combination with it. We have suggestions to get you started. Exercise is a known brain booster. It increases blood supply to the brain and promotes the formation of new brain cells. It's widely considered one of the best things you can do to increase brain fitness.