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“If there were a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would likely be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed.” Mandy Oaklander, “The New Science of Exercise,” Time, September 12, 2016. Combat the Dangerous Effects

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Exercise Turbo charges your Brain

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With the body/mind connection better understood these days, it has become clear that totally interconnect. A sedentary lifestyle designed around sitting and often slouching in front of the television or internet robs our nervous systems of its ability to regulate

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Exercising Triggers Growth of Brain Cells – Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

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“Of all the lifestyle factors known to impact your risk of developing dementia, taking regular exercise seems to be one of the best things you can do,” says Dr. Clare Walton of the Alzheimer’s society. “We know that what is

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Walking the Best Exercise for Seniors

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Tufts University researchers in Massachusetts have found that walking longer or faster can have heart health benefits for seniors, even for those over the age of 75. The researchers looked at more than 3,900 men and women over a 10-year

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Consistent, Regular Exercise Makes Substantial Health Changes

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It is easy to understand that exercise can increase fitness and reduce risk of illness, but how does exercise do it? New research suggests exercise changes DNA by changing the function of our genes. Your genes can be turned on

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Inactivity Changes the Brain

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Studies say that exercise can remodel the brain by stimulating new brain cells and other positive changes. But now it appears that inactivity also remodels the brain in a negative way, says a new study. Inactivity changes the shape of

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Get Your Exercise!

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It turns out that one of the best ways to beat cancer is to take regular exercise. People who stay active have half the risk of dying from any disease, including cancer. Recent studies show that those who burn fewer

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Walking Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

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Physical activity, particularly walking, “can substantially reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer,” say two recently published scientific studies. Accumulating scientific evidence has shown that exercise reduces risk for many types of cancer, but the mechanism involved has not

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