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The Best Type of Exercise Uses Your Body -- AND Your Brain

THE BEST TYPE OF EXERCISE USES YOUR BODY—AND YOUR BRAIN By Andrew Merle June 17, 2019 Dr. John Ratey has studied the brain for more than 40 years. As a psychiatrist, he has always been interested in how we can…
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X-Country Practice

From John Ratliff: X-Country Practice  The quiet thumping of rubber souls crunching on the trail as the team runs by together Steam rising as they exhale like early morning dragons moving so fast I almost expect them to spread…
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Jiminy Cricket

Start your day with John Ratliff.......... Jiminy Cricket back porch stillness before the dawn enveloped in silence except for the cricket who occasionally chirps unexpected chill in the air goosebumps hands wrapped…

Glistening Crystal Morning

  Glistening Crystal Morning I’m not sure that we can keep up with John’s fitness regime, but in his short story we can read of the natural pleasure it brings.............. My lungs were working overtime and…
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6’2,195 lbs

Old Geezer on a Bike I originally asked JW for a photo depicting some energetic activity or even better, a Tour de France quality shot of himself racing through the French Alps at the head of the peloton and preferably wearing a yellow…

PHYSICAL EXERCISE FOR BRAIN HEALTH

    Now this looks like exercise! This is another blog in my series on "Brain Health". Last week we studied a first-class up-to-date university research program into the benefits of olive oil, arguably the most important…