Benefits of Adding Yoga

Here is yet another reason to practice yoga. So I admit that I personally am not a huge fan of yoga. While I appreciate the concentration involved in practicing yoga and the balance training, as well as core strengthening that you gain, I never feel like I get the workout that I need from a […]

Health & Exercise Trends

Gretchen Reynolds from the New York Times writes excellent articles about exercise and health. In this recap of 2015 she reviews several articles associating exercise with better brain function, especially as we age. The one study that stood out, however, was looking at twins. The study found that the twin with stronger leg muscles had […]

Get Out & Exercise

This is for everyone who needed one last reason to go out and exercise. A recent study in the published in Neurocase showed that one of the most successful nonagenarian track-and-field athletes in history had in essence a better looking brain. The brain scan showed that the white matter where the different parts of the […]

Lifting Weights Twice a Week

Yet another reason to lift weights! Lifting light weights twice a week slowed down memory loss and improved gait in this study.   Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain – Source: