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'Exercise is the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today!'

This is the case for the following 3 reasons:


1 - Exercise has immediate effects on your brain:


🧠 Increased release of Dopamine and Serotonin (aka Happy Hormones) has an immediate, positive effect on mood, concentration, energy levels and focus


2 - Routine exercise changes the brain's anatomy, physiology and function for the better:


🧠 New brain cells form in important brain areas, such as the Hippocampus (important for memories) and the Prefrontal Cortex (important for decision-making & complex problem-solving)


3 - Exercise protects the brain against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers & Dementia:


🧠 The Hippocampus & Prefrontal Cortex are the most susceptible structures to neurodegenerative diseases - so by improving their structure and function (see point 2), you can protect against the aforementioned diseases


Light-hearted and informative talk - worth a look!


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