Can strength training help keep my mind sharp?

Adding a little strength training to your daily walks can help protect brain cells from damage done by free radicals , and encourage new brain-cell growth. So strap some weights on your ankles or wrists as you walk, or practice other forms of strength training, such as yoga, pushups, cycling and weight lifting.

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