ew research led by neuroscientists in The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions found seniors age 85-99 who regularly do both aerobic and strength-training exercises scored higher on cognitive tests than those who are sedentary or limit their exercise to only cardio.
If your New Year’s resolution to make exercise part of your regular routine didn’t stick during the cold winter months, don’t worry – spring is the perfect time to recommit to fitness. Not only will your body thank you, your brain will too. Physical activity can help improve your overall health today and delay the onset of cognitive decline (including dementia) later in life.
In this TODAY Show segment, MBRF Trustee and neurologist, Dr. Richard Isaacson explains why exercise is important in improving cognitive function. “The number one thing a person can do today to have a positive impact on their brain health tomorrow is to exercise. Exercising on a regular basis is like Miracle-Grow for the brain” Dr. Richard Isaacson, MBRF Trustee While … Read More