Fencing Sharpens Your Brain – How Fencing Prevents Cognitive DeclineWe all know that it’s important to keep our brains sharp as we get older. What’s so challenging to figure out is how to make that happen. People often talk about reading or doing puzzles as the best ways to keep the mind sharp, but those kinds of mental only activities can only go so far. More and more, scientists are discovering that in order to get the most benefit, you need to do activities throughout life that are both physically AND mentally engaging at the same time. It turns out that fencing is one of the best ways to do that.