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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  • Why You Need All 3 Components of Mental Strength to Succeed - Huffington Post
    Mental strength ensures that you're working smarter, not harder. ... physical strength, building mental strength requires hard work and exercise.
    05/7/2015 - 8:43 am | View Link
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  • Balancing exercise and safety on vacation
    All the more reason to exercise with a buddy or have someone check up on you periodically, suggested Dr. Vavilala, adding that no matter what your workout routine is at home, it’s smarter to hit the gym when there are others exercising. Just as important ...
    05/22/2015 - 7:03 pm | View Link
  • Add the cool factor in fitness regimes
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  • Exercise benefits the brain, too
    According to Dr. Barry Gordon, professor of neurology and cognitive science at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and coauthor of “Intelligent Memory: Improve the Memory That Makes You Smarter,” exercise has a direct impact on the brain. That’s ...
    05/22/2015 - 3:20 am | View Link
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    05/21/2015 - 4:44 am | View Link
  • Can exercise make you smarter?
    We all know the benefits of exercise in promoting weight loss and preventing some chronic diseases, but could working out also improve the health of your brain? Dr. Manny talks with neuroscientist Dr. Wendy Suzuki about how exercise can actually make you ...
    05/21/2015 - 3:53 am | View Link
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