A new study compared cognitive boosts from running versus relaxing.
- Researchers compared jogging versus relaxing for 15 minutes.
- Jogging provided clear cognitive and mood benefits.
- The relaxing group had much less energy.
A new study says running enhances connectivity in areas of the brain associated wth high-level thinking.
A new study shows that cerebral blood flow within the left and right hippocampus significantly decreases after just 10 days of without exercise.
One persistent question has echoed for decades in regards to exercise: how much? Current government guidelines suggest either 150 minutes of moderate aerobic intensity or 75 minutes of high aerobic intensity every week. It is also suggested that these minutes are spread out through the week. One two-and-a-half hour jog on Sunday is not optimal if you’re not getting your heart rate up at all over the following six days.