My Notes on “Brain Rules” by John Medinaby:
Rule #1: Exercise boosts brain power
- Our brains were built for walking 20km a day
- To improve your thinking skills, move
- Exercise gets blood to your brain, brining it glucose for energy and oxygen to soak up the toxic electrons that are left over. It also stimulates the protein that keeps neurons connecting.
- Aerobic exercise just twice a week halves your risk of general dementia. It cuts your risk of Alzheimer’s by 60 percent
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