Aerobics Keep the Brain Young
Exercise Protects the Mind
Simple movement turns out to be the best way to lift mood, improve memory and protect the brain against age-related cognitive decline, according to Harvard Medical School researchers in an article, “Aerobic Exercise is the Key for Your Head, Just as It is for Your Heart.” Even brisk walking or jogging for 45 minutes can alleviate depression. The Journal of Physical Therapy Science notes that aerobic workouts can help people feel less stressed by reducing levels of the body’s natural stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
This article appears in the January 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.
More from Natural Awakenings
Sara Albright Capece, a certified health coach in functional medicine trained in the Bredesen Reversing Cognitive Decline (ReCODE) protocol, has launched online telehealth coaching for using the protocol to treat individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.
Diane Leddy and Cathi Fitzpatrick, of Fort Myers, have created BEssentially Green to advise, guide and assist people that want to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle.
Thinking about honoring women, and especially mothers, this month brings to mind courageous female role models that have inspired and empowered my journey.
Amanda Laukaitis, a certified holistic health coach with a certificate in plant-based nutrition, will give a free presentation about her new holistic healthy diet consulting business.
The Happehatchee Center, in Estero, will host Walk as One to commemorate World Labyrinth Day.