Your Brain on Exercise
- Published14 Nov 2018
- Reviewed14 Nov 2018
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
Thinking about skipping out on the gym today? Not so fast. It’s not just your glutes and biceps that will miss out if you bypass exercise — so will your brain. Neuroscientists have shown that regular exercise supports brain function, a positive mood, and cognitive health.
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Mikkelsen K, Stojanovska L, Polenakovic M, Bosevski M, Apostolopoulos V. Exercise and mental health. Maturitas. 106: 48-56 (2017). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29150166