Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein

Study shows that measuring Alzheimer’s-associated tau protein in blood could help illuminate benefits of physical activity and other health behaviors in slowing cognitive decline. Source: Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein  

10 Myths About Aging

Many people make assumptions about aging, what it is like to grow "old", and how older age will affect them. But as we are getting older, it is important to understand the positive aspects of aging.Research has shown that you can help preserve your health and mobility as you age by adopting or continuing healthy … Continue reading 10 Myths About Aging

Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

My early morning reading, nice and light, lol..........exercise and bone density. You don't just wake up one day and experience bone loss or worse, osteoporosis.  A recent study at the University of Waterloo shows that, and I'm sorry, WALKING ISN'T ENOUGH. "Exercise is an important step towards protecting your bones, as it helps protect your … Continue reading Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

In reading this article I found great common ground when she wrote "I started exercising again by running for only one minute at a time — yes, that’s right, 60 seconds." My area had come out of lockdown and outdoor exercise in public spaces was permitted. I am fortunate that we have access to 5 … Continue reading Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about vagal tone and how yoga can help to maintain healthy vagus nerve function, in effect providing “high vagal tone.” (That’s a good thing.) It basically means that the body and brain function more resiliently under stress. It can even reduce allostatic load, which is the amount of … Continue reading Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

“Even if you don’t get COVID-19, the pandemic might destroy you anyway.” Muscles, bones, skin, hair, even vision - “For many people, the physical ramifications of a year or more in isolation will be temporary, or at least largely reversible. For some, though, the accumulated toll of the pandemic’s disruptions to daily life could be … Continue reading Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body