How Mental and Physical Exercise Improve Brain Health

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If you have a brain, this is your best friend. You're his friend right now. How are you preparing today for my keynote tomorrow? How can I, when I go through reception this afternoon, regulate my stress and talk to five people at the same time. So the brain is a resource to maximize the benefits of that culture you'll truly invest in our brains, is that we're going to delay, the disease but we don't want people to think avoiding disease is the main outcome of the reason we have a brain to start with.

Is the brain working as a system in the way it is supposed to be? So do we have enough attention, enough working memory, enough capacity to regulate emotions and stress, so that organ serves its function, for why we have it. And if we defined it the other way with open like computing in your mind set because even what are the outcomes of health? What are the measurements of health? What are the interventions that can enhance that function decades before it becomes any kind of EMP clinical disorder? Brain fitness is a all new field, as physical fitness was 50 years ago now.

Now we have health clubs everywhere, we have an awareness of how to maintain the body, we have personal trainers, we think that it is something very similar, is going to happen with the brain. These two types of exercise that are good for the brain, one is the impact of aerobic exercise.

People don't know that every single day we will have a few thousand new neurons that weren't there yesterday. And not only that, that things like aerobic exercise can even increase that rate of neuron genesis. So its a free resource, the more we exercise ourselves, the more neurons we will have and then mental exercise can help influence where those new neurons migrate in the brain and how long they survive because they have to connect with other circuits in order to be functional and to survive.

So both physical and mental exercise are very important and what has not been explained very well is not one or the other, you need both. Because the mechanism are truly complementary, is the more important resource we have , we spend our lives thinking about everything except our brain because we don't see it.

And that;s the tragedy of poor brains which is alone, up there. And we pay attention to [xx], every morning we see ourselves in the mirror, it can ask where my abdominal go and that may be force us to go to health club, to be more active. It can realize biceps, it can realize [xx] of my body.

But the brain often we just ignore it util it is too late. We don't realize east or west [xx], our best resource to help us cope anything we face in life, our school, our workplace, our family, delay health problems. So if we understand how it works, we can better manage it. So you take few resource, the more we exercise ourselves, the more neurons we will have, and then mental exercise can help influence where those neurons migrates in the brain and how long they survive because they have to connect with other sequence in order to be functional and to survive.

So both physical and mental exercise are very important and what I think the media has not explained very well is that is not one or the other, you need both, because the mechanism are truly complimentary. It's the most important resource we have. We spent our lives thinking out everything else except our brains because we don't see it and that's the tragedy of the poor brain which is alone up there, and we pay attention to it every moment we see ourselves in the mirror, I can ask where did my abdominal go and that may force me to go to a health club to be more active I can realize myself, I can realize me [xx] but the brain often we just ignore it until it is too late.

So we don't realize it's our best ali, our best resource to help us cope with anything we face in life, either at school when we are younger, at work place or family delay health problems, so if we understand how it works then we can better manage it.