Aerobics Improve Brain Power

Updated at: Dec 17, 2012
Aerobics Improve Brain Power

Regular aerobic exercise sessions boost mental health.

Gunjan Rastogi
LatestWritten by: Gunjan RastogiPublished at: Dec 14, 2012

Aerobics Improve Brain Power

Engaging in exercises and other physical activities not only keep your body healthy but benefit your mind as well, a new research has claimed.


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The study focused on how physical activities are important to boost cognitive functions throughout our life was reviewed by Hayley Guiney and Liana Machado from the University of Otago, New Zealand.


The researchers found that fitter adults had higher levels of mental score than their unfit peers. Improvement in mental scores were noted after some of the participants were subjected to regular aerobic exercise sessions as compared to those participants who were assigned stretching and toning exercises.


Interestingly, children and young adults didn’t have similar results. In these groups, regular exercise found to improve memory.


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