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Strong Legs Strong Mind

A new study from Kings College London has indicated that strong legs have a direct correlation to a healthy brain, as discussed in this New York Times Well article. The reason that this study is so…


Telomeres and Exercise

Can exercise actually slow the aging process?  As demonstrated in this article from the New York Times, it appears that yes, it actually can!   If a person engages in a sufficient amount and variety of activities,…





The Real Rewards of Exercise

When a lot of us think of the benefits of exercising we think of the physical and extrinsic reasons such as having a better body, losing weight and over all better health. Unfortunately it does…


The Sitting Disease

As discussed in this article, we now live in a culture of inactivity because so much of our time is spent sitting and it only gets worse the older we get.   The oldest adults typically…


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