Diet and Exercise Show Promise in Addressing Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Diet and Exercise Show Promise in Addressing Mild Cognitive Impairment

You know exercise and eating nutritious foods is important for a healthy body, but what about cognitive health—the ability to remember things, the capacity to easily access, retrieve, interpret and articulate stored information from our brain? When that declines, can regular exercise and healthy eating help that, too? New research suggests that it can.

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The Upper-body/Lower-body/Heart-and-lung/All-in-one/Totally Free Workout

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The Upper-body/Lower-body/Heart-and-lung/All-in-one/Totally Free Workout

Stairs may very well be the most underutilized, underappreciated workhorse of workouts, but they’re unquestionably effective at getting you fit. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the many benefits of stair climbing, along with creative ideas for increasing the challenge and the intensity of the workout. As you’ll learn, the variety of stair climbing workout options is restricted only by your imagination.

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Low-back Rehab Exercises: Stuart McGill’s “Big Three"

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Low-back Rehab Exercises: Stuart McGill’s “Big Three"

There are a lot of myths surrounding back pain and what can be done to alleviate it. Rather than simply focusing on strengthening or stretching exercises, Dr. Stuart McGill, a recognized leader in back pain research, recommends focusing on increasing muscular endurance, which can help people avoid the awkward postures that often come with fatigue. Learn about McGill’s “Big Three” exercises, which you can use with your clients to help address back pain issues.

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