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Is It Possible To Boost Brain Power With Exercise?

Can You REALLY boost your brain power with exercise?
 
Great question. 
 
The answer is YES, of course otherwise this would be a rather short blog post.
 
The benefits of exercise are seemingly ENDLESS and significantly improving brain functioning is one of them.
 
In a study done at the University of British Columbia, researchers found that regular aerobic exercise (running, cycling, dancing, etc), that gets your heart and lungs pumping, appears to increase the size of the hippocamps (the hippocampus is the area of the brain involved in verbal memory and learning). 
 
Strengthening, stretching, toning and resistance training didn't yield the same cognitive benefits.
 

3 Simple Steps to Balance Your Work & Life

No matter the season-- Spring, Summer, Holidays or even back to school...
 
Work/life balance is still a top request from many of our members just like you.
You're not alone AND there is hope!
 
Feeling overwhelm is a sign that it's time to make some changes not only for your optimal health and wellness but also for your productivity at work.
 
When others depend on you at home or work, you must take care of yourself, so you can also be there for them FULLY.
 
On a plane, this is why we are instructed to put on our oxygen mask FIRST because only then can we truly help others... without passing out!
 
We know it's not easy to juggle a full work schedule, family, hobbies (what is that?) AND your health--
 
However, it can be done.
 
How?
 

5 Key Things to Remember for Race Day

You've prepared for the big day for months and now... it's finally here!
 
On the couple days before the big race, you may be wondering; Should I carbo-load? What should I eat before the race? Do I need to drink more?
 
There's excitment in the air and you just want to make sure you don't forget anything important-- we got you covered.
 
Here are the top 5 things you simply don't want to forget for race day:
 
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.
Do increase your water in the day or two before the race-- most people don't drink enough water. Sip your water consistently over the course of the day and try not to guzzle it. You want to make sure you can absorb your water in-take properly.
 
Eat complex carbohydrates the day before.