Fascinating charts by Karl Hartig.
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Older adults who exercise at least three times a week keep their minds sharper as they age, a new study shows.
Researchers at Group Health Cooperative in Seattle found that regular exercise, in as little as 15 minute intervals, can delay the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in adults over 65. Their study offers the most conclusive evidence to date that physical activity can help stem the degenerative diseases.
But that was before she tried MP3 workouts. Taking advantage of sale prices last January at www.cardiocoach.com, she downloaded the first three volumes of a five-part series. Cardio Coach audios are designed to be used during any kind of cardiovascular exercise: running, stair climbing, even walking. For 30 to 60 minutes Sean O’Malley, the personal trainer who created the programs, offers encouragement as he guides the listener through a series of sprints – and for those exercising on machines, hills – that alternate with easier periods. Original music accompanies the ebb and flow of the intervals.