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How much should seniors exercise to improve brain function?

As more and more research keeps pointing out, exercise does wonders for our brain. For instance, a recent study that Medical News Today reported on shows that running protects our memory from the harmful effects of stress. Additionally, research has shown that exercise helps to prevent

Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body’s large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives from the brain to the muscles. Published today in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study fundamentally alters

How Working In Even A Little Exercise Can Give Your Brain An Edge

The exercise-brain connection is getting stronger, with more science lining up to support staying active to boost brain health and performance. A new round of evidence comes from observing how short exercise breaks improve university students’ attention and ability to retain