How Regular Exercise Gives Your Brain an Edge

When you exercise and your heart rate increases, your brain thinks you are going through some sort of stress and it enters fight or flight mode. This causes you to release a protein called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF). BDNF is important as it works almost like a fertiliser for your brain. It helps your brain to create new connections, repair damaged cells and protect existing cells.

How Regular Exercise Gives Your Brain an Edge2019-05-29T06:13:45+01:00