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Working out buffs up the body — and perhaps the mind, too. New research is revealing how physical activity can reduce and even ward off depression, anxiety and other psychological ailments.
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When you exercise, your muscles and liver release proteins into your blood that exert powerful influence on your brain.
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For some, the lack of fans might relieve performance anxiety or hurt motivation. But those at the top of their game likely aren’t fazed.
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While it may feel like you’ve suffered an injury, this is a natural part of the body’s recovery from working out.
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Active and physically fit kids have healthier brains than their more sedentary peers.
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Learn about the brain-altering effects of exercise and relaxation.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 8, 2020.
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Diet, exercise, and mental stimulation can keep our brains healthy as we age.
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Not only does exercise help us maintain a healthy weight and heart, it can also support brain function and mental health.
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An intense bout of exercise can improve mood and create a sense of euphoria — an effect popularly known as the “runner’s high.”
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