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Moderate Exercise Boosts Brain Health at Any Age, Study Says
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Moderate Exercise Boosts Brain Health at Any Age, Study Says

Sawaya PhotographyGetty Images A new study published in the journal Neurology says certain parts of the brain benefit most from the boost in blood flow and oxygen you get from regular exercise. The research included 2,550 participants, ages 30 to 94, and compared physical activity data to MRI-based measures of brain volume and combined thickness of the layers of the brain, which is said to be associated with cognitive function. Older individuals showed stronger effects from low-intensity exercise compared to younger individuals, who had greater results with moderate- to high-intensity activity.After a particularly satisfying ride, you might feel like you focus better, learn faster, and simply think with more clarity. Well, that’s not your imaginat...