Study Confirms Benefits Of Active Mobility

LogoStudies have long confirmed the positive benefits of moderate daily exercise – a walk, bike ride, swim or similar – related to general health in management of mood, cholesterol, weight and so on.  A recently published two-decades long longitudinal study now reports that, “The study supports a hypothesis that physical activity has a direct relationship with cognition, over and above any influence on weight and cholesterol.” Simply said, “participants who did some form of movement every day were less likely to suffer memory loss in their 60s and 70s, compared to their sedentary peers.” There is it, Brockville! Active mobility matters! And directly contributing to that, a city that is more walk and bike friendly matters!  Read more here.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.