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Did you know that physical activity affects your cognitive abilities?

Did you know that physical activity can be as effective as mental exercises in preserving cognitive skills while at the same time potentially lowering dementia rates?

While many people do not realize it, being physically active has actually been proven to enhance your cognitive fitness. Whether you’re going for a brisk walk around the neighbourhood or playing in a highly competitive soccer game, the activities you are taking part in physically are helping build not only your body but your brain also.

The best thing you can do to help preserve your cognitive health long term is to work out your body and your mind through various physical exercise programs as well as mentally and socially stimulating activities.

For more information on how the brain benefits from exercise as well as results from the studies performed visit the Cleveland Clinic Website article here.

 

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