Cardio Exercise can Preserve Thinking Skills in Middle Age

April 2, 2014 8:10 PM

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A recent study claimed that too much running in the long run can be detrimental to heart health. However, running just the right amount can provide numerous health benefits. In a new study, researchers found that running and other cardio activities can help preserve thinking skills by the time people reach middle age.

"Many studies show the benefits to the brain of good heart health," said study author David R. Jacobs, Jr., PhD, with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "This is one more important study that should remind young adults of the brain health benefits of cardio fitness activities such as runnin...

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