Dancing can sharpen your memory—and lower your risk for dementia. It's not just the physical exercise that helps. Having to remember the steps keeps your brain active, too. So sign up for a class. Anything from ballroom dancing to Zumba does the trick.
For other fun ways to work out, plus advice on boosting creativity from dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp:
- All Women Are Beautiful When They Dance
- New and Really Different Ways to Work Out
- World-Renowned Choreographer Twyla Tharp Explains How to Get the Creative Habit