Did you know that regular physical exercise benefits our brain? Physical exercise promotes brain plasticity, stimulating communication between neurons, as well as optimize blood and oxygen circulation to the brain. In addition, it has been found that there is a positive relationship in adults between cardiovascular health and cognitive functioning. In this section, you will find some tips on physical exercise and how it can benefit our brain.
Physical exercise of adequate intensity activates our sympathetic system and, among many other things, makes our blood begin to circulate rapidly throughout the body and causes a series of chemical substances to be secreted.Read more
Regular physical activity is a well-established protective factor for the prevention and treatment of the leading noncommunicable diseases, namely heart disease, stroke, diabetes and breast and colon cancer. It’s also associated with improved mental health, delay in the onset of dementia and improved quality of life and well-being.Read more
The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) is an independent collaborative, created to provide trusted information on how you can maintain and improve your brain health. Its overriding goal is to help people apply the latest scientific insights to boost their cognitive health and live their best lives.Read more
In recent years, a growing number of research studies have been conducted to investigate the effect of certain activities or practices, such as yoga, that have a long tradition in other cultures and, more recently, have become popular in Western societies.Read more
Staying physically active and performing regular physical activity adapted to our abilities is vital for better health and quality of life, increases a sense of self-efficacy and often results in an increase in social relationships.Read more