Healthy Living: Exercise Can Benefit Your Brain

Exercise at Your Desk

woman sitting on yoga ball at desk

The researchers then took half of the men and asked them to go through an extremely strenuous, 30 minute workout on a stationary bike. The other half were allowed to simply sit quietly for 30 minutes. Then both groups were given the same flash-photo test. The results were undeniable. The exercising group scored significantly better on the test than did their resting counterparts.
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Montel and Dr. Oz

“(There is) a growing fear that Russia’s vast natural resources endowment… is vulnerable if the country lacks the means to protect it,” said Gvosdev. Budget problems mean most NATO states are cutting defense spending. The handful of Russia’s neighbors that can afford to raise expenditure, however, are doing so. As early as 2007, Norway announced it would expand its military and move much of it to new bases nearer the increasingly contested Arctic. Poland is also in the midst of its biggest ever increase in military spending, earmarking $43 billion over the next decade to buy Western systems.
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NATO stages exercise as rearming Russia worries some allies

23, helping Tampa Bay earn an AL wild-card berth. He will earn $6.5 million in 2014. A .279 career hitter, DeJesus batted .251 with eight homers and 38 RBIs in 122 games with the Rays, Nationals and Chicago Cubs last season. The decision Sunday came a day after the Rays exercised 2014 options on second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar . The team has until Monday night to make a decision on a $2 million option on pitcher Juan Oviedo.
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Rays exercise 2014 option on outfielder David DeJesus

Or do walk-lunges in your office or a vacant room. (You could also amuse your co-workers by doing these in the hall; remember Monty Python’s “Ministry of Silly Walks” comedy routine?). Set your PDA to beep you into action. No conference room?
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