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Brain Benefits of Exercise Keep Rolling In

Endurance exercise prevented premature death in mice bred for premature aging.

Five months of forced endurance exercise for 45 minutes three times a week, in mice that were bred for accelerated aging, resulted in fewer biomarkers of aging compared to both normal mice and sedentary mice that had the same mutation. Exercise prevented premature death.

PostiveTip: Physical activity decreases the biomarkers for dementia and increases gray-matter volume in the brain.