WHY Exercise is so Underrated

Exercise is good for the heart and makes you look good. However, there are much more compelling reasons to exercise regularly, like the growth of new neurons. This video explores the link between brain power and movement.

Exercise & Brain Rap

Dr. Andy Horne wanted to find a way to convey to his students the importance of exercise and how it impacts their brain. If you are familiar with the book Spark, by Dr. John Ratey, then you will enjoy this scholarly rap. Many parts of the song come from his research. Perhaps you will learn something new about how your brain is positively impacted by exercise. Music by Dr. Dre and Death Row Records.

News, Articles and Information

Time – Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy

The New York Times – Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

Yoga Poses

Consider reading Spark by Dr. John Ratey, a book about the science behind physical activity and the brain.

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.

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