The cognitive benefits of exercise

Lana Camiel
Feb 25, 2017 · 4 min read
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There are three types of people I typically meet.

Which group do you typically belong to?

In case you are wondering, I typically belong to the second type.

There are 5 reasons why you also might want to rediscover exercise (especially aerobic) if you want to have a sharp, anxiety-free brain that is ready to learn and prosper.

1. Exercise spurs brain growth and boosts brain-building hormones

2. Exercise improves brain’s executive function

3. Exercise fights depression and anxiety

4. Exercise reduces effects of stress

5. Exercise increases sensitivity to insulin

So what are few other important things to know about exercising for brain health?

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Thrive Global

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Lana Camiel

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Teaching to be less stressed & more focused with the right herbs & food. Pharmacist/ herbalist/ teacher/ podcaster. https://plantloveradio.com

Thrive Global

More than living. Thriving.

Lana Camiel

Written by

Teaching to be less stressed & more focused with the right herbs & food. Pharmacist/ herbalist/ teacher/ podcaster. https://plantloveradio.com

Thrive Global

More than living. Thriving.

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