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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    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • Nevada's solution to Mental Health Issues - Put them on a bus to California with instructions to call 911 when they get there.
    By the time his Greyhound bus hissed to a stop on Richards Boulevard in Sacramento on the morning of Feb. 12, James Flavy Coy Brown was in a mild panic. It was 6:30 a.m., 15 hours and 11 stops after a taxi had scooped him up in front of Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas, where he had spent the previous 72 hours, and deposited him at a bus station. More
  • Is modern life making us lonely?
    It can be hard to admit to feelings of loneliness, but one in 10 Britons is lonely. It's not just an issue for the elderly - loneliness is rising among the young. So are we all destined to be lonely? More
  • Brain scans can 'read our dreams'
    Scientists have found a way to read people's dreams using brain scans, a new study suggests. More
  • Scientists find treatment to kill every kind of cancer tumor
    Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with, the New York Post reported. The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a "do not eat" signal to the body's immune system, according to Science Magazine. More
  • MIDDAY EXPERT: Zoning In On Heart Rate During A Workout
    He talked about his gym's strategy for working out smarter rather than harder, and why it's beneficial. Your local Herberger's store will soon shut its doors for good. Your local Herberger's store will soon shut its doors for good. Jury misconduct ...
    04/19/2018 - 6:43 am | View Link
  • One Hour of Exercise for Smarter, Healthier Iowa Kids
    DES MOINES, Iowa — The American Heart Association recommends 60 minutes of daily physical activity for school-aged children. But most Iowa kids aren't meeting that goal. That one hour of activity is known to help keep weight off and improve kids' mental ...
    04/15/2018 - 8:15 pm | View Link
  • Strength Training for Injury Prevention
    Climb smarter with this strength training program designed specifically for injury-free climbing. You’ll learn how to avoid common climbing injuries by strengthening your shoulders, wrists, fingers, hips, knees, ankles, and abs. With the help of pro ...
    04/13/2018 - 8:47 am | View Link
  • 11 Simple Hacks to Get More From Every Workout
    When you go to the gym, you want to get the most from every rep, set and exercise. That means working not just harder, but smarter. That's when considerations such as biomechanics, physics and anatomy come into play, says Justin Kompf, a strength and ...
    04/13/2018 - 4:59 am | View Link
  • Exercise and Brain Stimulation Lead to Smarter Offspring in Animal Model
    Including regular exercise and brain stimulation into your daily routine isn’t just good for your personal health. A new animal study from Germany shows it may also improve learning skills in your future children. In a study published Tuesday in Cell ...
    04/12/2018 - 3:31 am | View Link
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  • Smarter Exercise
    Smarter Exercise makes getting fit and maintaining muscle an easy habit to integrate into your life. Our solution is based on deliberate movement against appropriate resistance, one-on-one instructor guidance, and accountability. Smarter Exercise provides all the health benefits of exercise without unnecessary wear and tear on the body.
    04/15/2018 - 3:04 am | View Website
  • Quantify Fitness
    More exercise does not always equal better. The conventional approach to exercise utilized by the fitness industry and many personal trainers has been to figure out how much exercise can be tolerated, requiring you to spend days in the gym, but this is often unsustainable and ineffective.
    04/14/2018 - 4:34 pm | View Website
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    04/12/2018 - 10:27 pm | View Website
  • Smart Fit Studio
    Smart Fit Studio. Now Open in Lewes, DE at Five Pointe Plaza. Schedule your FREE DEMO today to find out how you can workout smarter for less!
    04/12/2018 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • Exercise Can Make Children Smarter, Scientists Say
    A study in Spain found that obese and overweight children put on an exercise regimen had greater gray matter and higher test scores
    11/27/2017 - 10:54 am | View Website
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