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Whenever we think the benefits of exercise...

Whenever we think the benefits of exercise, we tend to think of its ability to reduce cardiovascular disease, strengthening of bones and muscles, and weight management. Research is now proving that exercise is also crucial for preserving and enhancing brain function as we age.

Studies show that exercise inhibits neurodegenerative diseases and even promotes neurogenesis which is the creation of new brains cells.

Most forms of exercise are associated with improved cognition but some are better suited for #brain health. A new released study demonstrates that #resistance exercise or #weight training , rather than #aerobic exercise, has greater impact on cognitive function.

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Aveda Integrative Medical Center

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