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Anxious? Go Running.

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Among a group of 35 young adults with generalized anxiety disorder, researchers observed that running on a treadmill for 30 minutes resulted in an immediate reduction in participants’ anxious symptoms.

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, December 2018

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Benefits Parkinson’s Patients.

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The current research suggests that physical exercise (such as aerobic exercises, treadmill training, dancing, traditional Chinese exercise, yoga, or resistance training) can improve both motor and non-motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s Disease.

Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, December 2018

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Physical Activity May Reduce Fall Risk for Seniors with Alzheimer’s.

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According to a new study, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients with higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels have better spatial navigation skills than less-fit AD patients. This suggests that promoting exercise can reduce the fall risk for patients with AD.

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, November 2018

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Exercise May Reduce Risk of Falls Among Alzheimer’s Patients.

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Among a group of 210 seniors with Alzheimer’s disease, researchers observed that those who participated in a year-long exercise program had a lower risk of falling than Alzheimer’s patients who did not exercise.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, October 2018

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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Vitamin D Levels.

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Among a group of 1,995 adults, researchers found that those with higher vitamin D serum levels also tended to have better cardiorespiratory fitness than participants with sub-optimal vitamin D readings. Researcher Dr. Amr Marawan adds, “Our study shows that higher levels of vitamin D are associated with better exercise capacity… We also know from previous research that vitamin D has positive effects on the heart and bones. Make sure your vitamin D levels are normal to high. You can do ...

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