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Exercise Resources

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30 Minute no-Equipment Cardio Workout

Beginner 28 Minute Workout


How Food Affects Your Brain

Eating to Remember: Memory-Boosting Brain Food

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Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, thinking skills

There are plenty of good reasons to be physically active. Big ones include reducing the odds of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Maybe you want to lower your blood pressure or prevent depression … exercise changes the brain in ways that protect memory and thinking skills […]

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Mental Health & The Gut-Brain Axis

It can be really frustrating when you’re feeling anxious or down and you’re told, “Just eat something healthy and you’ll feel better” or “you just need to be healthier”. Answers like these may feel overly simplistic and it might leave you wondering whether the person is truly listening to how you’re feeling. […]

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Exercise and the Brain: How Fitness Impacts Learning

While attending a three-day special education workshop, the book, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, was recommended to me on the basis that it provides incontrovertible evidence that exercise can help all students—especially special education students—improve in school. At a time when recess and physical education programs are being cut for test prep, I knew this was information worth having and sharing […]

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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

You already know that exercise is good for your body. But did you know it’s also effective in dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, and more? […]