Tips to Keep Your Brain Young and Firing On All Cylinders

Slowing brain function, forgetfulness, and dementia are some of the most feared parts of aging and things we’re all keen to avoid. Do we have to accept mental slowdown as an inevitable part of aging or are there practical steps we can take to avoid/slow down this process? The good news is that brain games and physical activity can play a huge role in maintaining a youthful mind. Here’s what you need to do in order to keep your brain in tip-top condition:

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Hip Mobility Drills

Hip mobility issues are common regardless of your fitness level. Many active people have tight hips due to overuse of the involved muscle groups, while out of shape people have diminished ranges of motion due to inactivity and under-use.

Hip Mobility

I recently made a sequence of hip mobility drills to address these issues in several of my clients. The exercises involved in these drills work the hips through their complete range of motion:

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Johnny Nasello is a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and nationally recognized expert group fitness instructor living in Portland, Oregon. Keep up with his current trainings, classes, insights, and ridiculously awesome Online Bootcamp and Yoga program at his blog www.johnnyfit.com.

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Older couple kicks off shoes and dances on the couch
03/11/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Slowing brain function, forgetfulness, and dementia are some of the most feared parts of aging and things we’re all keen to avoid. Do we have to accept mental slowdown as an inevitable part of aging... read more
runner's stretch
05/29/2015
Hip mobility issues are common regardless of your fitness level. Many active people have tight hips due to overuse of the involved muscle groups, while out of shape people have diminished ranges of... read more
Older couple kicks off shoes and dances on the couch
03/11/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Slowing brain function, forgetfulness, and dementia are some of the most feared parts of aging and things we’re all keen to avoid. Do we have to accept mental slowdown as an inevitable part of aging... read more
runner's stretch
05/29/2015
Hip mobility issues are common regardless of your fitness level. Many active people have tight hips due to overuse of the involved muscle groups, while out of shape people have diminished ranges of... read more