Movement can help to keep brain cells active
Tokoroa Hash House Harriers meet this evening, Wednesday, at 6pm, at the Olde Establishment on Mannering St. The group runs and walks rain, hail or shine. Join this very social group for some summer activity. Brain exercises If you’re still not exercising this may help change your mind.
Researchers reveal that physical activity not only keeps your muscles healthy, it also boosts the growth of new nerve cells and improves learning and memory. Scientists have found that physical activity – even just a little bit – may help people keep their minds active and, in older people, help stop the onset of dementia. Did you know? After the age of 30, our bodies typically lose an average of 2.2kg of muscle every 10 years.
If our weight stays the same (and whose does?) that muscle is replaced by fat. Weight training is the most effective way to address this. Cricket World Cup in Putaruru Kiwisport Cricket Officer, Carl Schwarz, has been working in Putaruru over the past couple of weeks, raising the interest and skills of juniors in cricket.
On Wednesday, December 8 a Putaruru and district schools Cricket World Cup event will be held at Putaruru Primary school starting at 10.30am.
Teams of eight in years five, six, seven and eight will be competing to find out the top school teams throughout the day.
This free event is another service from the Sport Waikato Kiwisport programme which has been working throughout the Waikato this year.
Spectators and supporters are welcome.