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.

Chief Learning Officer magazine – Mental Muscle Power

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…