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More Good News How Exercise Fights Dementia

We know how beneficial exercise is for our health but more and more studies are showing just how impactful exercise helps lower risk of developing dementia. That's exciting and encouraging! Next time you go on a walk or do your next workout, you're not only getting all the positive benefits for your heart and body but you're also improving your brain health Here are two studies that show some dramatic results One paper published recently in Neurology looked at 38 studies that followed more than 2 million people over at least three years. It found that people who exercised regularly had 17 percent less chance of getting dementia, compared to people who did not. We're not talking about training for a marathon either. The study looked at walking, jogging, working out at the gym, and other activities as exercise. It covers just about everything. The point is to move regularly and often – and to have fun doing it. If you enjoy your activities, you'll continue to do it and that will make a big difference over time. An earlier study in Neurology looked at about 500,000 people for 11 years. It found the dementia risk fell by 35 percent for people who worked out in a gym or participated in sports. It also found a 21 percent lower risk for people who reported regularly working around the house on common household chores. The World Health Organization says we all need at least 150 hours a week of moderately vigorous cardio activity and two sessions of resistance training. I can help you get it done for your health and for your future. Better Brains and Better Bodies- My classes are specifically designed with the active ager in mind. I am applying exciting evidence on how exercise and simple cognitive games mixed together contribute to a powerful punch in growing more neuroplasticity in the brain and therefore are even more beneficial to fighting dementia. Join me in my FIT50+ Club and workout in the comfort of your home. Try a FREE week of class on me-

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