Daily Archives: July 16, 2019

Exercising To Improve Senior’s Brain Function

To give seniors a boost in their reasoning skills and brain processing speed it’s important for them to exercise for about 52 hours in a 6-month period – a little over 2 hours per week. Fortunately, low-impact exercises (e.g. walking & water aerobics or swimming) are as beneficial as other types of exercise. How Exercise Impacts Your Brain Research is continuously pointing out that exercise is great for your brain. One study in Medical News Today showed how running protect your brain from stress’ harmful effects. There’s also research showing that exercise keeps your brain young and cognitive impairment at bay. What’s still being investigated is how much exercise is necessary for you to receive these cognitive benefits. Joyce Gomes-Osman, Ph.D. at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida conducted a meta-analysis of 98 completed studies consisting Read More +