A Fit Body Leads to a Fit Brain

Staff Writer January 1, 2016 No Comments

A Fit Body Leads to a Fit Brain

Hi All, Happy New Year. I trust you all had a great Christmas and New Year holiday and are now ready to make things happen in 2016.

I believe that there are two words that best describe what each and every one of us can do to improve the way we live – Attitude and Energy.

Attitude:  Always look for the good in every situation and stay well away from people that continually bring up the negative options. There are opportunities out there for those of us that don’t waste energy being pessimistic.

Energy:  Commit yourself to a fitness program of some sort – swimming, running cycling – there are plenty of them out there. Then click the link to read the following article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald.

Enjoy your year, Mike G.

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A Fit Body Leads to a Fit Brain

“The most persistent theme in exercise science in 2015 was that to live long, age well and maintain a nimble mind and shapely brain, we must be physically active…..”

 

“…..the aerobically fit older men’s brains used fewer resources during thinking than the brains of out-of-shape men of the same age……”

 

“If it helps to inspire you, other new science this year found that on days when we work out, we are also much more likely than not to have a beer……”