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There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Why Salute to the Sun Beats Aerobic Exercise Pants Down

Why Salute to the Sun Beats Aerobic Exercise Pants Down

Practising yoga regularly as a lifestyle intervention reduces the harmful effects of stress and inflammation and can slow down the pace of aging. A single session of Hatha Yoga compared to 20 minutes on a treadmill showed a significant improvement in speed and accuracy of working memory, improving a person’s ability to take in and retain useful new information compared to the aerobic group.

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The single most effective way proven to boost brain power

The single most effective way proven to boost brain power

Exercise matters because your level of physical activity at every age will have an impact on your future cognitive ability. Kids who exercise regularly do better in the class room and young adults with a higher level of cardio fitness have been shown to have better cognitive function with faster speed of mental processing and verbal memory when they reach midlife (age 43- 55).

How this works is that exercise modulates our genes leading to structural and functional changes in the brain, protecting us from neurodegeneration or cognitive decline.

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If you’re suffering from brain fog, a dodgy memory and finding it hard to think, it’s time to discover how including more physical activity into your day can make the biggest difference.

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