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Nine extra minutes of daily vigorous exercise linked to better cognition

Nine extra minutes of daily vigorous exercise linked to better cognition

Middle-aged adults who devote just 9 extra minutes a day to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) experience improved cognition in new findings that underscore the critical role that fast-paced exercise, such as running and cycling plays a role in brain health. “Even minor differences in everyday behavior appeared to be significant for cognition in this study,” …

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Eating Almonds Daily Boosts Physical Recovery In Weekend Warriors

Eating Almonds Daily Boosts Physical Recovery In Weekend Warriors

For those who exercise regularly, eating almonds every day could be the perfect New Year’s resolution. A randomized controlled trial published in the journal Nutrition Frontiers showed that female and male participants who ate 57g of almonds daily for one month had more beneficial fat 12,13-dihydroxy-9Z-octadecenoic acid (12,13-DiHOME) in their blood immediately after a session …

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Michael Phelps was "scared to death" of showing signs of weakness until he realized he was drowning.  A daily routine changed everything.

Michael Phelps was “scared to death” of showing signs of weakness until he realized he was drowning. A daily routine changed everything.

For more than a decade, Michael Phelps reigned over the pool, holding the absolute record for Olympic medals (28 medals for the American team, including 23 gold). But below the surface, he said he didn’t recognize himself as a person. At the time, the stigma surrounding mental health forced Phelps, now 37, to overwhelm his …

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Six minutes of daily high-intensity exercise could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Summary: Researchers report that six minutes of high-intensity exercise on a regular basis can slow brain aging and delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. High-intensity exercise increases production of BDNF, a protein involved in memory, learning, and brain plasticity, which may protect the brain from age-related cognitive decline. …

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Eating Almonds Daily Boosts Exercise Recovery Molecule by 69% Among ‘Weekend Warriors’ – Neuroscience News

Summary: Adding 57g of almonds daily to the diet for one month increases levels of the beneficial fat, 12,13-DiHOME, in blood samples immediately after intense exercise. Source: Borders For those who exercise regularly, eating almonds every day could be the perfect New Year’s resolution. A randomized controlled trial in Nutrition Frontiers showed that female and …

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