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Diet, exercise, and mental stimulation can keep our brains healthy as we age.
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Not only does exercise help us maintain a healthy weight and heart, it can also support brain function and mental health.
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An intense bout of exercise can improve mood and create a sense of euphoria — an effect popularly known as the “runner’s high.”
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There’s a lot going on inside the brain of a World Cup athlete — and a lot that could go wrong with a hard hit or blow to the head.
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Break out your leg warmers and headbands — aerobic exercise can improve learning and memory and may boost academic achievement.
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Whether or not a competitor stands on the podium wearing an Olympic metal can depend on a thousandth of a second difference in finishing time.