Exercise changes the workings of new brain cells in ways that may protect against dementia, a study in mice suggests.
Source: For Your Brain’s Sake, Keep Moving
Resist stereotypes about getting older and find something you can commit to improving, whether it’s tennis or cabinetry.
Source: Feeling Older? Here’s How to Embrace It
Truth in humor. When you hit your 40s, you can’t eat like your in your 20s.
PAOLI, PA—Worried that people will be staring at him everywhere he went, 45-year-old Harold Brauner was reportedly self-conscious and embarrassed Wednesday by the sudden, unexpected changes his body was going through.
Source: 45-Year-Old Man Self-Conscious, Embarrassed By New, Unexpected Changes His Body Going Through
An academic who runs talks neuroscience and Rousseau — and dumps on treadmills.
Source: How running is crucial to being human
Super-agers are people in their 70s or 80s who have cognitive or physical function equal to that of people decades younger. Super-agers tend to push beyond their comfort zones to take on greater challenges compared with their average contemporaries.
Source: What does it take to be a super-ager? – Harvard Health
With the variety of speeds and inclines, a treadmill is a flexible piece of exercise equipment that can provide a thorough and varied workout.
Source: Treadmills: Tips for using this versatile piece of exercise equipment – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health Publications
Runners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight.
Source: An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life
Study of 250,000 UK commuters shows walking is good too but suggests two wheels are best.
Source: Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study – BBC News