In the near future, we fully expect to have comprehensive training programs for the brain -- similar to the training programs used by our Olympic athletes -- to get and keep our minds in peak condition throughout life.
Since it's not always practical to exercise your dog outside due to weather or time constraints, a treadmill can be a great tool to get your pup active and maintain or improve his weight and physical condition.
High-intensity interval training has been all the rage for total body fitness the last several years. If you've been intrigued by the results people have achieved from home workout videos like Insanity, CrossFit or BodyRockTV, you're seeing the indisputable results of interval training.
My wife's 103-year-old grandmother lived in a third floor walk-up apartment in New York City. The exercise she got on those stairs and errands may not only have protected her heart so she could live past 100, it may also have protected her brain.
As we walked into the reception, one person in our little group said to me, "If anyone asks you what convention you're attending, you may want to hurry and change the subject." Because my convention was for aerobic dance instructors.