Another Reason Why Exercise Intensity May Be More Important Than Exercise Duration
A slow, steady workout has lots of benefits, but including intense bursts of heart-pounding exercise adds a further dimension. That's what researchers found when they studied the effect of exercise on memory and cognitive function in older adults.
How a Foot Adjustment Helps Your Brain Work Better
A simple adjustment can help your foot recover from an injury. But the effects of an adjustment go beyond that - correcting imbalances of the joints of the feet can improve the way your brain controls posture and movement.
Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike
When you learn to ride a bike, it’s important to know the rules of the road. In my case it was my dad who taught me: ride on the right, wear a helmet, use hand signals, and so forth. It’s all good advice. But even when you know these rules, you still don’t know how to ride. Your brain, muscles, and balance system still can’t coordinate their actions to create a positive result. In the world of preventive healthcare, it’s like being told to eat nine servings of vegetables, exercise every day, get adequate sleep, and the like. It’s all good advice. Follow it. But none of it trains your brain, digestive tract, kidneys, liver, and endocrine glands to coordinate their actions to create a positive health result.