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The Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise has many health benefits. Some of these benefits occur after a short time. They include reduced blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improvements in blood sugar, blood cholesterol and sleep. There is also a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, depression, some types of cancer and all-cause mortality.   By one estimate doing… Read More »

Do You Want To Be Happier? Exercise More

Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 23 research papers on the connection between physical exercise and happiness. They reported that as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day was linked with joyful moods. The type of exercise did not matter. Those who exercised a little more were around 30% more likely to consider… Read More »

Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in adults of all ages

Numerous studies have shown that aerobic exercise can improve cognition in seniors, but a small new study finds that vigorous workouts boost thinking skills in younger adults as well. After a six-month aerobic regimen, adults aged 20 to 67 showed improvements in executive function – the cognitive processes important for reasoning, planning and problem solving… Read More »