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Is It Possible To Boost Brain Power With Exercise?

By LSE Health and ... - Posted on 27 May 2018

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.
The study participants SIMPLY WALKED briskly for an hour twice a week, which is two hours or 120 minutes of exercise a week.
You could break this into four 30-minute walks over the course of a week or even smaller increments to still get the full benefits of the 120 minutes of brain boosting aerobic exercise.


What are you waiting for?


Start today with regular exercise and you'll boost your brain power in as little as six months.

Get moving!

  • Try a new dance fitness or cycling class


  • Join a walking or running group 


  • Sign up for membership at your corporate wellness center


  • Take your next meeting outside for a stroll-- only if you wish to make it even MORE productive.

Let us know how you are boosting your brain and building your mental potential. 
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