How Exercise Boosts Memory

At-Home Exercise Helps After Hip Break: study

Give humans or animals adrenalin and they do better on memory tasks. Give them energy on top of adrenalin and they do even better. I really hope I can keep up my exercise regimen, but the real benefit for me is not the adrenalin rush or the post-exercise performance advantage. It is the long-lasting protection against deterioration of my brain as I age.
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Average Obese Woman Gets 1 Hour of Exercise a Year

At six months, the p90X3 workouts exercise group participants scored an average http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm of 7.2, compared to an average of 6.2 among those in the nutrition group. That 0.8 point difference in function between the two groups would be a noticeable difference to the participants, according to the researchers. The exercise group also improved on measures of mobility and daily activity, compared to those in the nutrition group. Those differences, however, would not be as noticeable.
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One expert did note that the definition of vigorous exercise was very limited in the study, and the researchers themselves acknowledged that the device used to track physical activity did not measure swimming or biking very well. In the new study, researchers examined the results of a 2005-2006 government survey of adults aged 20 to 74. Among other things, the survey tracked the weight , diet and sleep patterns of nearly 2,600 adults. Accelerometer devices were used to track their movements, providing insight into how much they exercised.
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