Brain Fit Now Tip: Boost Brain Health Through Exercise
The concept is simple every hour, take a 10 minute. The method is easy, simply set your smartphone timer for five minutes as you begin your walk. Then go! Keep moving until the timer goes off. Remember walk only five minutes! Then return back to your starting point. You’ve now added 10 minutes of walking to your daily routine accomplishing the Power of 10™.
Continue with your daily activity adding a 10-minute walk at every opportunity. The Power of 10™ is based on a small change in behavior that increases your physical activity, promotes heart health, boosts your mood, and more importantly, creates a healthy habit.
Currently, I am the Director of Program Innovation at Advocates For Aging. My claim to fame? First gerontologist to speak at South by Southwest. Another accomplishment? Freewheeling After Sixty the first book to make it easier for older adults to give up driving. Lastly, this summer I’ll be speaking at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging on Let’s Talk Sexy: It’s Part of Aging