A review of studies published earlier this month, in fact, found that a balanced diet and regular exercise can protect the brain and ward off mental disorders.
Other research has focused just on the effects of exercise. The bottom line: Exercisers learn faster, remember more, think clearer and bounce back more easily from brain injuries such as a stroke. They are also less prone to depression and age-related cognitive decline.
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Why I Walk
Your Brain On Exercise: How Working Out Makes You Smarter is an article on HuffingtonPost.com ---