A provocative new study finds that some of the benefits of exercise for brain health may evaporate if we take to the couch, even just for a week or so.
What kind of exercise should I do in addition to cardio to maintain brain health and ward off dementia? The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to readers’ questions.
Short, intense bursts of exercise, followed by brief periods of rest, produced significant benefits for the heart and overall health.
The increase in brain activity that occurs with exercise appears to have implications not only for how well the brain functions during exercise, but also for how well our thinking and memory work the rest of the time.
Researchers discover that moderate exercise following bariatric surgery reduces specific metabolic risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes. The findings suggest that moderate exercise may provide additional benefits to health b...