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Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

At age 105, Robert Marchand, a French amateur cyclist, is fitter than most 50-year-olds, and appears to be getting fitter with age.. via NYT Well http://nyti.ms/2lGCnwG


Work. Walk 5 Minutes. Work. by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Standing up and walking around for five minutes every hour during the workday could lift your mood, combat lethargy and even dull hunger pangs.. via NYT Well http://nyti.ms/2hx7oEM


Running as the Thinking Person’s Sport by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

The sport seems to change how the brain works in surprising ways, according to a new report.. via NYT Well http://nyti.ms/2hqD5OP


Are We "Born to Move"?

Check out my latest post about heart-health among the Hazda hunter gatherers of Tanzania!

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Bodily Movement

Eye Injuries in Youth Sports

There is a cause for concern for parents with children playing youth sports. This article, published in the New York Times, is a must-read, courtesy Gretchen Reynolds.

Sports World

"Nature" Walks Change Your Brain?

This summer Gregory Bratiman and colleagues at Stanford published results from a study of brain activity in a urban settings. They compared measurements in two conditions, after a 90 minute walkin in a “natural” setting and a 90 minute walk in an urban setting. 1,083 more words


What is the "Right Dose" of Exercise for a Longer Life?

I recently stumbled across a blog post from April 2015 in which NY Times writer Gretchen Reynolds was discussing the “right dose” of exercise to increase longevity.   1,002 more words