Braincare pillar 6: Movement
We all know that moving is good for our bodies, but what do our brains think?
Why working out works
Stop reading this and go for a walk. Or do a 5k. Or go to the gym. Or sign up for a class. However you choose to do it, exercise is a good choice.
Most people associate exercise with cardiovascular health, and rightly so. But it’s also essential for our brains, our mental well-being, and our creativity. So put your shoes on, and get moving.
Exercise and the brain
Psychologist, author, and Stanford lecturer Dr Kelly McGonigal is on the mic in this episode. She shares her thoughts on how movement can affect the brain, as we discuss the many, many benefits of exercise.
For the nerdy
Keen to move on to something a bit more advanced?