Aging and the Brain


Experts point to five types of aging that can help us understand the concept of neuroplasticity: Chronological age is the most basic: It’s the number of years we’ve been alive. We cannot change or train chronological age—but we can influence the other four varieties of age. Functional age represents our ability to accomplish the activities […]

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Why You Should Be Doing Swimming Workouts


BY KAREN REED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 Swimming is a perfect combination of cardio and resistance training. To move through the water, your arms, legs, shoulders, hips, and torso have to work hard. The whole-body energy expenditure raises your heart rate and the fact that you’re underwater forces you to regulate your breathing. The result: […]

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