Walk to school, get better grades?

It appears the “good ol’ days” of walking to school are also good for the brain. After tracking 1700 students aged 13-18, Spanish researchers found that female students who walked to school for longer than 15 minutes had a cognitive advantage over those who commuted by vehicle or those who walked for 15 minutes or…

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Lifestyle Exercise May Benefit Cardiovascular Risk

Here is a novel concept: lifestyle exercise. This includes active commuting like walking or bicycling to work. Researchers with the CARDIA study have reported after 20 years that those who actively commuted to work (16.7% of participants) were more physically fit; and in men body mass index was lower compared to those who who did not…

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