Categories for Brain Health

12 Studies That Show Evidence of How Exercise Helps The Brain

December 23, 2017 8:18 pm Published by

There are many benefits to exercise.  It helps us lose weight, is good for our energy levels, our muscles and our bones.  It is often assumed that exercise also helps with brain health: makes us feel happy, improves our memory, and thinking skills. In this post, we outline the stats and studies that back up the benefits of exercise for brain health and show actual evidence of how exercise helps the brain.

How Jan Found Motivation to Exercise With Depression

December 23, 2017 8:15 pm Published by

Depression can make you feel tired and lethargic, stop you from getting a good sleep, make feel anxious, and hopeless without motivation to talk to anyone or go anywhere. I call this the “turtle” because this often means you feel like lying in bed and pulling all of the sheets over you so no one will bother you or even know you are there.

Exercise Is An Effective Treatment For ADHD

December 23, 2017 8:15 pm Published by

There is no longer any debate that Prescriptive Exercise is an effective treatment for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Science has proven that it works in both the laboratory and in the classroom. As little of 5 minutes of intense exercise will cause children and adults to focus and concentrate just as their non ADHD peers for up to 2 hours.