The joy and practical wisdom of running

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Training for my first marathon led to runners’ highs and a few lows as I pushed my average unfit body to its physical — and mental — limits.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/03/health/long-distance-running-wisdom-project/

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Want to Keep Your Memory Sharp? Get Your Blood Pumping
Increasing your activity benefits more than just your muscles—it can be a major brain booster as well.
 
  • A new study published in the journal Brain found that having a good blood supply to your brain can help improve your memory.
  • Exercise has been found to increase blood supply, and since working out gets your blood pumping, at least some of it ends up in your brain.