We all know that regular exercise has significant physical benefits including things like improved cardiovascular function, better balance, increased strength and weight loss. But, did you know that you can also exercise your way to a better brain? Read on for all the ways exercise benefits your brain health – from preventing cognitive decline, improving memory and more. Continue reading How Exercise Benefits Your Brain as You Age
Remember when we were kids, when jumping, twirling, climbing were done with ease and were a natural part of every day living? So what happened between then and now?
One answer may be that our balance systems have become diminished as a natural consequence of aging. What are these systems (there are three of them) and how can we work to improve them for better balance for life?
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Life is good. We have so much to live for – playing a game of tag with our grandkids and picking them up high overhead, adventure travel where those steep ancient steps can be handled with ease, a friendly game of pickleball that doesn’t leave you breathless. So why let age become a barrier? Despite our aching joints (or maybe because of them), adding a healthy dose of fitness can go a long way to improving the quality of our lives. Continue reading Tips for Staying Active While You Age