Were you hoping for a magic pill?
Me too. Oh, if only it were that easy.
I already know the key to aging well. So do you.
I doubt you can pick up a magazine or read a newspaper or go online without being reminded of it. Here’s just one example.
New Rules for Saving Your Memory, an article by Judy Jones in the June 2009 issue of More magazine, says that a huge number of people are keeping their cognitive function well into their 80s or beyond.
Part of the population, though is not aging well at all, not even in their 60’s.
What’s the difference between the 2 groups, according to the article?
An active lifestyle.
30 minutes of aerobic exercise at least three times a week boosts brainpower, decreases stress, and reduces the risk of dementia, depression, heart disease, and more.
Everything but wash the windows, apparently.
Seriously, I know exercise is important, vital, crucial. I’ve known this for years. But I still don’t do enough of it.
I dabble in it here and there but I confess I do not consistently get 30 minutes three times a week. There are so many things I’d rather be doing.
What about you? Do you get the recommended amount of exercise? What tips and tricks do you use to get yourself to do this?
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