Exercise has many benefits, but most people do not think of the brain as being affected by exercise. The effects of exercise on the brain helps to reduce insulin resistance, stimulating the release and survival of new blood vessels in the brain and reducing inflammation.
We created this infographic that depicts the effects of exercise on the brain. Although exercising does not guarantee you will not develop a memory related illness research shows that it does have a positive effect on your brain. Time to get up and start more brain activity by exercising!