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This Is Your Brain on Exercise

More Sensitive To The World

Exercise makes our senses sharper and clearer, and we are more perceptive and have better sensitivity to our surroundings.

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This Is Your Brain on Exercise

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

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Exercise Benefits The Brain

Any kind of exercise, be it aerobic, walking or Yoga, changes the brain's composition, structure and the way it operates. The changes that happen to the brain:

  • Brain waves increase
  • Increased sensitivity to surroundings
  • The building of neurotransmitters and increased neuro-connections
  • De-ageing.

Brain Waves increasing

The brain's electric impulses change, and the Beta waves increase during and after exercise, putting it in a better, more alert state.

More Sensitive To The World

Exercise makes our senses sharper and clearer, and we are more perceptive and have better sensitivity to our surroundings.

Neuron Magic

After exercise, the brain actually builds neurotransmitters, which are essential to its functioning, and optimal operation.

It also forms more neuron connections, helping us think and work better.

The Brain is Young again

The structural changes in the brain after exercise make it more agile, young and energetic. This is because, after regular exercise, it starts to promote the body's growth cells, providing us with essential nutrients.

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