The Health Benefits of Exercising Over 50

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By Molly Clifton

A new study at the University of Texas found that regular exercise not only helps people over 50 stay physically fit, it also improves their memory, and brain health.

Researchers tested a group of non-active people in their 60s and 70s.

They found that when they started exercising on a bike or treadmill, they had better blood flow to their brains, especially the part of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease.
 



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