Barbells, Babies, & Brain Fitness

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Babies, barbells, and brain fitness.  What’s the difference between lifting a baby or a barbell?  One is squirmy and the other is firm-y. Consider the familiar scene of someone lifting a child in the air overhead.  The human connection through physical touch and eye contact plus the sudden higher elevation and movement is very thrilling […]

Strength Braining

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Strength training improves cognitive decline and provides neuroprotective benefits for the hippocampus. But don’t get too caught up in targeting types of exercise for specific brain regions.

Go Clock Yourself

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Daylight Savings Time. Instead of complaining about it like everyone else, let’s use the idea of a clock face to create 4 new exercises you can use to expertly blend brain and body fitness. Use Timed Sets These exercises work best using time-based sets rather than reps. With all of the clock numbers bouncing around […]

Should Brain Fitness Cost an Arm and a Leg?

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Stop making fitness fancy. Fitness is not a product. Health is not something you buy. Brain health is no different. But it likely will not stay that way. It can be hard enough to be healthy even when it does not cost a small fortune.  I believe fitness – including brain fitness – should be available […]

Take 3 Months Not Off

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Alzheimer’s doesn’t come out of nowhere – it comes out of everywhere. I had to go on hiatus from this blog to work on a big brain fitness and Alzheimer’s project that is coming soon.