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Exercise Helps Your Brain

Biking in Central Park -- 2677182504_244ac54bcdA fascinating new medical study reveals that exercise improves your brain health.

Specifically, as the research points out, "Increasing evidence suggests that regular exercise improves brain health and promotes synaptic plasticity and hippocampal neurogenesis."


Thanks to Health Habits for the lead on this interesting research from the: 

  1. aLaboratory of Neurosciences, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224;
  2. bDepartment of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom; and
  3. cMedical Research Council and Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom

Much as I'd like to stay longer and write more about this study, my bicycle beckons!

I need to make my brain better!

What fun physical activity are you doing this fine weekend?

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