The Best Type Of Workout For Your Brain

It goes without saying that exercise improves brain function through a number of factors including stimulating angiogenesis (creation of new blood vessels), neurogenesis (creating of new neurons), synaptogensis (creating new synapses), and production of brain growth factors called neutrophins. One of the hallmark neutrophins that has been well studied is called Brain Derived Neutrophic Factor (BDNF).

BDNF is a protein that has been touted as “Miracle-Gro For The Brain” by Harvard Psychiatrist John J Ratey, MD. BDNF is known to not only stimulate the growth and…