Exercise Keeps Your Brain from Shrinking

Simply gardening, dancing or golfing helps fend off dementia, researchers say

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
4 min readMar 5, 2020

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OOlder people who get regular physical activity, even through relatively light pursuits like gardening or golf, have bigger brains compared to inactive older people, a new study suggests. The finding adds to a mountain of research showing that physical activity helps…

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Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Wise & Well, independent health and wellness journalist, author of Make Sleep Your Superpower.