Exercising with Arthritis.

Exercising with Arthritis.

We all know how important exercise is for maintaining brain and vascular health. Dr Jian Guan from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research, recommends a gentle walk, 20 minutes a day. For most of us, this is easily achievable. But what if arthritis...
6 Tips to Keep You Walking

6 Tips to Keep You Walking

Why? Walking stimulates your brain. The important parts of your brain that control thinking and memory. They are the prefrontal cortex and medial temporal cortex and they have greater volume in people who exercise versus people who don’t. “Even more exciting is the...
Your Brain Needs Exercise? But How Much?

Your Brain Needs Exercise? But How Much?

‘Your brain needs exercise – two kinds.” Memory Foundation talks with Dr Jian Guan about her research into exercise and how – and why – it helps to slow brain ageing. Brain ageing has four main causes and here Dr Jian Guan talks about one...