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Stronger Muscles, Stronger Brains

Study shows lifting weights just once a week helps keep your brain sharp

En español | For older women, the type of exercise you do may be more important than how often you do it. That's the message of a surprising new study by Canadian researchers that found that women who started a once-a-week strength-training program were more likely to stick with it — and reap the physical and mental benefits — than those who started a twice-a-week program.

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A year later, researchers again tested the women to determine who had maintained their physical activity level as well as the mental boost they had gotten from exercising during the original program. … Back to Article

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