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Pillar 4: Exercise

Pillar 4: Exercise

The fourth important pillar of brain fitness: exercise.

Learning new movements (and building on their complexity) not only trims your waistline — it also nourishes your brain connections and pushes your brain to create new paths of communication, says Michael Gonzalez-Wallace, author of Super Body, Super Brain and MedHelp's Brain and Body Fitness forum expert. Plus, he says, you'll boost your balance and coordination, which helps keep your mind and body strong.

Give it a try with these three moves from Super Body, Super Brain!

By MedHelp Editors. Published March 6, 2012.