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Exercising the Aging Brain: How Strenuous Activity Keeps Your Mind Young

Exercising the Aging Brain: How Strenuous Activity Keeps Your Mind Young

A recent study by The University of Texas at Dallas, supported by the National Institute on Aging, demonstrates the positive impact of regular, rigorous exercise on cognitive agility in older adults. This research establishes intensive physical activity as a preventive measure against cognitive aging. The research further indicates the significance of cardiorespiratory fitness in maintaining cognitive accuracy and neurovascular health in older adults. These findings challenge the traditional assumptions about cognitive decline, suggesting that consistent strenuous exercise can promote a neurologically youthful brain in older adults. These exercise-induced benefits also extend to complex cognitive tasks, where brain functions in physically fit older adults are comparable to those of younger individuals. In essence, the study promotes physical fitness as key to safeguarding brain function and mental agility, reinforcing the saying, for a young mind, keep moving.

Full article here: https://medium.com/@lawsuithelpdesk/exercising-the-aging-brain-how-strenuous-activity-keeps-your-mind-young-9814e066739a

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