Brain Health

Experts recommend exercise for the brain

The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH), an independent collaborative of scientists, physicians, scholars and policy experts convened by AARP to provide the best thinking on brain health for older adults, has issued recommendations around exercise and brain health, including:

Get 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise.

Incorporate strength training two or more times a week.

Lead a physically active lifestyle.

To stay motivated, consider exercising with other people.