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New Study finds Exercise is Good for Your Brain's Gray Matter

New Study finds Exercise is Good for Your Brain’s Gray Matter

Cardiorespiratory exercise -- walking briskly, running, biking and just about any other exercise that gets your heart pumping -- is good for your body, but can it also slow cognitive changes in your brain? A study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases provides new evidence of an association between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain health, particularly in gray matter and total brain volume -- ...
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Study Shows Sports Are Good for Your Brain

Study Shows Sports Are Good for Your Brain

The level of high school sports participation is at an all-time high.1 Students who play competitive sports enjoy physical and mental benefits. It reduces the rate of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. It also improves cardiovascular and pulmonary function and increases the potential that young people will go on to stay physically active throughout their life.2 Researchers also discovered that athletes who regularly play ...
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Study: 2019’s Most Sinful States in America

Study: 2019’s Most Sinful States in America

(WalletHub) Red states and blue states may like to point to one another as the source of all that is wrong with the U.S., but the truth is that each of the 50 states has its own virtues and vices. For example, Missouri has the worst drug use problem. And it certainly comes as no surprise that Nevada is the most gambling-addicted. But the cost of ...
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Study: Analysis of 1.2 Million Americans between 2011-15 Concludes 45 Minutes of Exercise 3-5X/Wk is the 'Sweet Spot' for Mental Health

Study: Analysis of 1.2 Million Americans between 2011-15 Concludes 45 Minutes of Exercise 3-5X/Wk is the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Mental Health

It’s no secret that exercise is beneficial for your physical and mental health. Less clear, however, is how much exercise it takes to achieve meaningful benefits. Increasingly, we’re seeing that less is more when it comes to exercise, provided it’s done correctly and at high enough intensity. The latest research, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, seems to confirm this, finding that exercise three to five days ...
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