Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can help boost brain power

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 studies found.
This remained true in those who already showed signs of cognitive decline.
Taking up exercise at any age was worthwhile for the mind and body, the Australian researchers said.
Exercises such as T'ai Chi were recommended for people over the age of 50 who couldn't manage other more challenging forms of exercise, the study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine said.

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