Happy Thursday, why not start it off with a little sweat!?
New research has established the connection between leg strength & cognitive function, stating that exercise can help prevent cognitive decline!
This study found that those who exercised regularly had the least changes to memory, mental processing skills and had fewer brain changes associated with aging. Although these findings could be mixed with many other lifestyle factors (AKA eating healthy), the results are simple: Exercise !
As regular exercise can improve our cardiovascular health, mood, sleep, and reduce the risk of diabetes, maintaining cognitive function just adds to the many health benefits we can get with just simply moving our bodies!
Whether its walking, jogging, running, weight lifting, or a combination of activities, moving your body is the best prescription for a healthy quality of life with zero side effects!