Physical Aspects of Aging Vibrantly
Exercise has emerged in the last few years as so much more important that we previously thought.
The smart folks are saying that every neurologist should be prescribing exercise to their patients before they write a script for anything else.
One key finding is that exercise slows down aging of the body. For our hippocampus and its attending telomeres, aerobic exercise is the answer.
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Quick Facts on Exercise for Vibrant Aging
Exercise - It Does a Body Good
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45 Minutes, 3 Times a Week
Your personal 60% will depend on your fitness level, and as you become more fit, it will shift up.
Exercise - It Does a Mind Good
Mind + Body Benefits
The longer our telomeres, the less likely we are to develop dementia, or to have the symptoms of dementia affect us, and the better our brains and bodies will function overall.
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Exercise Advice for Healthy Aging from Around the Web
The Healing Powers of Dance
A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine investigated the effect leisure activities had on the risk of dementia in the elderly. Researchers found that frequent dancing was the only physical activity of the 9 studied that appeared to lower the participants’ risk of dementia considerably.
Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’
During our lives they tend to wear down and when telomeres can’t protect chromosomes properly, cells can’t replenish and they malfunction. This sets up physiological changes in the body which increase risks of the major conditions and diseases of ageing: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, a weakened immune system and more.