The Connection Between Learning Power and Physical Prowess Just Got Stronger
Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a rash of articles outlining the benefits controlling your health through exercise and diet, ranging from the effects of sugar on cellular activity to the effects of obesity on brain aging.
I ran across this article in CLO Media, publisher of Chief Learning Officer Magazine. It’s a column written by Fred Harburg, but sites a number of references, including a study done by the National Academy of Sciences. That study seems to indicate that continued rigorous exercise will cause new brain cells to develop.
Seems pretty wild.
Definitely give this a read before you go out on your next long run.
You just might go that extra mile.
Recent findings in neuroscience indicate that those with the fittest bodies also are the ones with the best brains. There is a credible and growing body of information showing that exercise can make learners significantly better at learning…