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Four ways to use exercise to boost your brain power

No doubt, the biggest appeal of exercise is to build biceps, heart muscle, and perhaps some definition in those abdominal muscles. But how about using exercise to build your brain?

It’s been known for some time that exercise can lift your mood, ward off depression, and help the brain age more gracefully, free of memory loss and dementia.

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