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Running fights Alzheimers

Studies point towards that staying physically and mentally healthy can prevent Alzheimer's.

US fitness professionals can take a course that is geared to help improve physical and mental capacities of people with Alzheimer's.

The Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) and the Medical

Fitness Network (MFN), in partnership with Fitness Learning Systems (FLS), have devised a course available to fitness professionals interested in adding mental health exercise to their skill set.

According to recent studies, there is a connection between physical activity, mental health, diet and lifestyle in the prevention of the onset of Alzheimer's.

Doctors are increasingly prescribing diet and exercise as a means to combat the illness.

So, that's good news for runners worldwide. Keep running and stay happy and stress-free. We'll stand a better chance of avoiding this terrible illness.

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