Category: exercise

Exercise and the brain

In a new study, researchers suggest the link between brain health and exercise could be a product of our evolutionary history and our hunter-gatherer past.Researchers document not only the behavioral and cognitive effects of a single exercise session, but also the neurochemical and neurophysiological changes. new study finds those who exercise have a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

Welness Mama: How to Avoid the Most Common Fitness Mistakes Women Make

DIY Foaming Face Wash with Hydrosol & Essential Oils I’m a big fan of the oil cleansing method, and I’ve even been known to rub raw honey on my face. For those who are looking for a more traditional soapy way to cleanse skin, I’ve been experimenting with this foaming face wash recipe. It has

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Stretching for seniors

Stretching is an excellent thing you can do for your health. These simple, yet effective moves can help you limber up for sports, improve your balance and prevent falls, increase your flexibility, and even help relieve arthritis, back, and knee pain. Joints are the junctions that link bones together. The architecture of each joint — that

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GUIDELINES FOR A GREAT RACE , Marathoners

GUIDELINES FOR A GREAT RACE Practice proper eating in training the night before your long runs/walks. Make sure to include protein with the carbohydrates, a little fat and only a little roughage to avoid stomach issues on race morning. Make your pre-race dinner look like your regular night-before training meal. Your meal the night before

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Brain Evolved to Need Exercise

Summary: While much research has shown that exercise can be good for our brains, the link between how physical activity benefits the brain is not clearly understood. In a new study, researchers suggest the link between brain health and exercise could be a product of our evolutionary history and our hunter-gatherer past. Source: University of

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