Thursday, October 11

Exercising Alzheimer's Away


Check out these 13 light exercises that can help prevent and fight Alzheimer's. See Dr. Wendy Suzuki present the brain-changing science on working out to boost mood and memory - and protect against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

The 13 exercises in this sample workout can help seniors and people looking for light exercises to pevent and fight Alzheimer's. In this booklet, you’ll find easy-to-follow strength, balance, and flexibility exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere.

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Workout to Go:
A Healthy Exercise Routine

Each of the following exercise pages include step-by-step instructions, photo and video. They are featured by the U.S. government's National Institute on Aging at NIH. Exercises include:

  1. Hand Grip
  2. Wall Push-Up
  3. Overhead Arm Raise
  4. Back Leg Raise
  5. Side Leg Raise
  6. Toe Stand
  7. Stand on One Foot
  8. Heel-to-Toe Walk
  9. Balance Walk
  10. Ankle Stretch
  11. Back Stretch
  12. Thigh Stretch
  13. Shoulder and Upper Arm Stretch
For more exercises and information, get the free book:

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This publication is also available on Google Play and iTunes .

Also, check out the resources offered through Go4Life®, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.

More on Brain Health from America's NIH

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