Recent research strengthens the concept that physical activity not only benefits our bodies and hearts, but also improves our minds and moods. It is well known that older persons suffer depression at a high rate following cardiovascular disease events. However, in this study, researchers suggest that persons engaging in cardiorespiratory fitness during middle-age are less likely, in later life, to suffer depression in general and to avoid cardiovascular related death even if they are diagnosed with depression. Follow the link for details.
For a long time, it has often been said, “we are what we eat.” That is as true today as it has always been. The nutrition and fuel we put into our bodies determine what comes from our bodies. Junk in, junk out. Read this short article.
Exercise is medicine. And movement is exercise. Study after study continually show that exercise, even small bouts of exercise, is beneficial for our entire biological system. So, let’s move more!