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Exercise can help treat depression - that is, if you have the motivation

Andrew Badham - 2018-06-18 15:50:58

This morning, I came across yet another article promoting the benefits of exercise in treating depression. I’ll freely admit that I have a bias to believe the evidence these reports are putting forward. I certainly feel more vital, energetic and, quite simply put, happy when I’ve been allowed to truly exert myself. Essentially, I’m a dog. It seems I’m not the only dog, though. Blockbuster star of Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World, Chris Pratt has been quite op... Read more

Running To Get Smart

Andrew Badham - 2016-08-01 10:05:16

Traditionally, mental and physical agility have been considered separate pursuits. The idea has become so prolific that people have begun to question the emphasis of sport at academic institutions, such as schools or universities. However, recently studies have begun to show that there is a positive correlation between physical activity and cognitive function. In other words, it seems that exercise can help make you smarter. The apparent culprit for this phenomenon is BDNF (Brain-derived Neurot... Read more

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