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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    02/27/2017 - 3:20 am | View Link
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    02/21/2017 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • Try this easy 1-minute workout hack
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    02/21/2017 - 3:49 am | View Link
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