Which Improves Memory? Aerobic or Toning and Stretching Exercises?

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Illinois, Rice University, and Ohio State University, funded through the National Institute on Aging, recruited a sedentary group of older adults without dementia for a study.  One group walked around a track for 40 minutes a day, three days a week.  Another group limited their exercises to stretching and toning.

Which group improved their memory more?

See article»Moderate aerobic exercise in older adults shown to modify brain hippocampus, improve memory.

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