Being active is one way you can help reduce your risk for dementia. Aim for 150 minutes of exercise each WEEK to help keep your mind sharp and and help reduce your risk for dementia.
Most people tend to focus on one type of exercise or activity and think they’re doing enough. Research has shown that it’s important to get all four types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each one has different benefits. Doing one kind also can improve your ability to do the others, and variety helps reduce boredom and risk of injury. No matter your age, you can find activities that meet your fitness level and needs!
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