Exercise is a Drug, so Take the Correct Dosage

Exercise is a Drug, so Take the Correct Dosage

Feb 17

Exercise, like any drug your doctor might prescribe for you, has an optimal dosage. Take too little, and you remain sick. Take too much, and you risk the consequences of an overdose or causing yourself other medical problems. Over the decades medical researchers have documented many ways that exercise improves health. It: * Lowers blood pressure * Preserves coronary artery integrity * Lengthens...

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

Jan 15

According to Reuters: A study of nearly 300 people in Pittsburgh who kept track of how much they walked each week showed that those who walked at least six miles had less age-related brain shrinkage than people who walked less. “Brain size shrinks in late adulthood, which can cause memory problems. Our results should encourage well-designed trials of physical exercise in older adults as a...