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Key Takeaways Physically active people are much less likely to suffer from the neurodegenerative action of the Aβ deposits that cause Alzheimer’s disease.More specifically, moderate to intense physical activity in midlife is associated with 12% less cognitive decline and a 40 to 45% lower incidence of dementia compared to that seen in sedentary people.People who regularly engage in physical exercise in midlife are about 17-30% less likely to develop amyloid deposits in the brain.The beneficial…

Day 1 30 min weight lifting: Shoulders 30 min HIIT: Hills Day 2 30 min HIIT: HIIT spinning Day 3 60 min weight lifting: Back Day 4 60 min power yogaBest Pradeep classes: build the fire, be brave, feel the heat, power up, power to the yogis, spice up your practice, toxic twist Day 5 60 min weight lifting: legs Day 6 Rest Day 7 30 min HIIT: Stairs

Humans are meant to move. The structure of our body is built around that truth (if you haven’t already, check out Born to Run by Christopher McDougall). We’ve gotten away from that default state because of desk jobs, automated transportation, and laziness combined with society’s ever-increasing convenience. And once our default state becomes still and inactive, our cycle of endorphin addiction is broken and we forget how great moving makes us feel. This is likely…

My favorite way to think about working out and eating for your body is to reach a ‘purpose-built’ state. There’s a primal empowerment that comes with being aptly ready to survive an apocalypse or at least have a better fighting chance than most. We’ve gotten away from optimizing our body for survival and instead care about looking good naked or emulating the newest Instagram model. I don’t find those things relevant or fulfilling. Just like…

F R A M E W O R K (the what) Move often and naturallyRegularly expend physical effort not simply for exercise but for the sake of a productive outcome or purposeMaintain strength and muscle mass Maintain nimbleness, balance, and flexibilityStrengthen your coreTrain your body to maintain a healthy, balanced posture with a neutral spineAssign rest days and strenuous workout days according to recovery stateGet heart rate up and sweat 3-4 times per weekMaintain an equal…