Want more reasons to exercise? Studies have shown that exercise can:
- Give you better craving control: New research shoes that the brain chemicals that signal the body to stop eating rise after exercise, so you eat less.
- Raise your IQ: All exercise helps your brain's ability to absorb new info. more quickly. One study showed that people who memorized vocabulary while riding a stationary bike had greater retention.
- Better organizational skills: Inactive adults who walked for 2 hours/week improved the connections in their brains that help with strategizing.
Stronger . . . faster . . . smarter? Could be you! Find something active you like to do (Wii Just Dance, anyone?) and get your body moving today.