Did you know that physical exercise not only benefits your body but also strengthens your brain?

According to an article from the Mayo Clinic regular physical exercise that combines coordination, rhythm and strategy can improve cognitive functioning thereby:

Increasing:

  • Memory
  • Reasoning
  • Judgment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Skills
  • Focus

Help to manage the symptoms of ADHD

Decrease impulsivity

Delaying or slowing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson disease

References

Alzheimer’s Disease. Can exercise prevent memory loss?  Retrieved November 11, 2013 from http://mayoclinic.com/health/alzheimers-disease