Can Exercise Make You Smarter? New Research Says Yes


Would you go to the gym or pick up those free weights to prevent memory loss, sharpen your thinking, and protect you from dementia and Alzheimer's? New evidence suggests exercise is the best way to take care of your brain.

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  • This One Exercise Could Actually Make You Smarter And Improve Your Memory
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  • Can exercise make you smarter?
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  • New Proof that Exercise Makes You Smarter
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  • Exercise Makes You Smarter
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