Strength Training May Give Boost to Seniors’ Brains

by Z on April 27, 2012

in Fitness, Research, Senior Health

A new study finds that elderly women’s mental functioning significantly improved after 6 months of strength training. The study focused on women between 70 and 80 years old who had complained of memory difficulty. The testing done after 6 months of supervised weight lifting showed improved activity changes in the part of the brain associated with cognitive behavior.  So there you have it:  slow motion strength training will keep you strong AND smart!

Read the article here: Strength Training Benefits.


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