Exercising during pregnancy leads to more physically active children

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A recent study found that the mice born to mothers that exercised during pregnancy were about 50 percent more physically active than those born to mothers who did not exercise. Importantly, their increased activity persisted into later adulthood, and even improved their ability to lose fat during a three-week voluntary exercise program. This study supports the idea that movement during pregnancy influences fetal brain development, making the offspring tend to be more physically active throughout life.
http://neurosciencenews.com/pregnancy-exercise-neuroscience-3956/

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