ImageListen up parents! A recent study found that “having a healthy heart and lungs may actually be one of the most important factors for middle school students to make good grades in math and reading.” Research has repeatedly proved the powerful connection between brain health and physical fitness. This is just one of the many reasons to keep your family active. Keep in mind, this connection between physical fitness and brain power is equally important for every age group, especially in seniors.

For the full article, and for some ideas on how to get moving, visit: http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2012/09/28/physical-activity-improves-academic-performance.aspx

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