Tuesday, August 21, 2012
As time goes by our short term memory slips up on us. Anyone listening to this song by a local band named Fulcrum Bridge called A Little Mixed Up with lyrics adapted from a LeBart Beck poem www.bartbeck.com/page201
is probably nodding their head. Anyone over 50 is nodding their head vigorously.
But I read this good article The Greatist that talks about How To Remember Everything greatist.com/happiness/r
One item on the list tells me that getting in shape by exercising actually helps with memory by enlarging the hippocampus:
"Move it. As if there arenít enough reasons to put on those running shoes, hereís another one: Exercise can improve memory and learning ó even if itís just 30 minutes of daily walking. Scientists think exercise boosts the size of the hippocampus, the part of the brain that processes new information and plays a role in long-term memory storage."
Wow! So lace 'em up. Walk it!
And, ladies, you may continue with your crunches and other core workouts. news.discovery.com/human