29 July - 4 August 2017
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Resistance training reduces brain shrinkage
A small study has reported that resistance training, twice a week for 6 months, can slow down loss of brain tissue and might increase the volume of some parts of the brain. The researchers suggest this might indicate that exercise has a neuroprotective or even neuroregenerative effect.
MS Trust link: Neuroprotection