Exercise and Your Brain

Posted on February 1, 2011

A new study found that moderate aerobic exercise in previously sedentary adults can help increase the size of the brain’s hippocampus, which can lead to improved memory:

“The results of our study are particularly interesting in that they suggest that even modest amounts of exercise by sedentary older adults can lead to substantial improvements in memory and brain health.”

– Art Kramer, director of the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois and senior author of this study.

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Just another reason to start the exercise habit now, no matter what stage you are at in life.

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