Have you ever gotten a wake up call after a great workout? Exercise isn’t only good on the body but it can also be great for your brain. Here are three ways a good workout can change everything:
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Releases “feel-good” chemicals
Dopamine is released in the brain when good things happen like falling in love and even when you exercise.
Improves attention span
Studies show that aerobic exercise enhance our abilities to maintain and shift attention. Just an hour of exercise has been shown to cause significant improvements in attention and it can also increase long-term attention enhancement.
Makes you happy
Exercise can boost your mood in many different ways and releases neurotransmitters like serotonin and noradrenalin, a natural version of morphine that is produced by the brain.
Not only great for your memory, also beats stress
Exercise isn’t only great for your memory and your mood it also helps beat stress! Regular exercise can help regulate your mood and protect you against the destructive effects of stress on the brain.
What are you waiting for? Get to exercising and reap all the wonderful benefits!
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