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As we age, brain health linked to fitness level

People are living longer, and while that is a good thing, growing older in today's world presents certain challenges — memory loss, illness, depression, loneliness, etc. It has been established that the effects of aging on the brain and cognition are widespread and...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased the thickness of their brain's cortex, the outer layer of the brain that typically atrophies with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new...

source: University of Maryland via ScienceDaily

Leisure industry analyst David Minton has warned that fitness businesses must take heed of technological advances and future-proof their business, or risk being wiped out entirely. In a blog post published ahead of the ongoing SIBEC conference in Spain, the Leisure Database...

source: Health Club Management

So, your workout has you doing four sets of five reps for this exercise, three sets of eight after that, and — oh, thank goodness — only two sets of 50 to finish it out. Well, hey, the good news is that these rep numbers aren't just based on a sadistic desire...

source: Lifehacker

Most of us think of exercise as a way to drop a few pounds, but there are benefits to working out that are much more important than losing weight — which, by the way, you should only being doing for your own reasons, and not for...

source: Bustle

Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, recent studies have discovered that exercises once considered to be an effective way to trim belly fat, get lean, fit and look younger have now been shown to cause middle-age belly fat, loss of lean toned muscle...

source: Max Workouts


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