3 Reasons to Run (or Walk) for Your Life
August 11, 2008
A slew of studies suggest that regular physical activity can help maintain memory
and other aspects of brainpower. A 2007 study out of Texas Tech University showed
that exercise boosts a key neurochemical that allows brain cells to communicate.
New studies suggest regular exercise may help you live longer and healthier.
By Peter Jaret, EatingWell.com
You’ve heard it before: regular exercise—nothing more strenuous than a brisk half-hour
walk most days of the week—offers potent protection against heart disease. But if
that bit of information hasn’t motivated you to move more, perhaps the promise of
living to be a robust 100 will. New research shows that exercise:
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