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I’ve found so much solace from the heat in swimming this summer. Fast or slow, it’s a wonderful workout for body, mind and spirit. I’ve built up to 100 laps a day, over the last few weeks, enjoying every minute. If you have the opportunity to take a swim, try it out.
Meanwhile, if you need a little push to exercise, here is a new research study you might want to check out.
EXERCISE REDUCES STROKE RISK IN WOMEN OVER 45
A newly published study funded by The National Institutes of Health shows a 20% reduction in stroke risk for both women and men over 45 who exercised versus those did not. Men got the best results 4 times or more a week. While women reaped a similiar benefit exercising just 1-4 times a week.
“Getting your daily dose of cardio seems like a no brainer to me,” says women’s exercise program expert Mirabai Holland.
Here’s a link to an NIH article on the study “NIH-funded study suggests that moving more may lower stroke risk.”