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Break a Sweat, Save Your Brain


Regular exercise will significantly lessen your risk of suffering a future stroke, according to Danish scientists. What’s more, they found that if you do suffer a brain attack, those hours logged in the gym would lessen the severity of the attack. The researchers came to this conclusion after interviewing 265 stroke victims and analyzing medical records.

So stay fit to preserve your body and your brain. Two hours of daily physical activity is believed to be optimal, from traditional workouts to heavy housework or other activities that raise your heart rate.

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David Schipper – David began writing for CorePerformance.com in 2008, after spending six years at Men's Health magazine digging up the newest scientific research in health, weight loss, nutrition, muscle and cardiovascular fitness.

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Tags: Longevity, Health