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The Remarkable Effects of Exercise on Cognition and Brain Cell Regeneration

Posted in health articles, health guides, fitness articles on Saturday, 31 March 2012.

Scientists have been linking physical exercise to brain health for many years. In fact, compelling evidence shows that physical exercise helps build a brain that not only resists shrinkage, but increases cognitive abilities.

For example, we now know that exercise promotes a process known as neurogenesis, i.e. your brain’s ability to adapt and grow new brain cells, regardless of your age.

The featured article in Real Simple magazine2 highlights a number of brain-boosting benefits of exercise, including the following. [Source Dr Mercola http://www.fitness.mercola.com]