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What are the most important benefits from exercise? Is it burning calories and sculpting muscles so that you look better? Is it enhancing your performance so that you can play your favorite sports better? How about the fact that regular exercise can improve your health to reduce the risk of developing a dangerous disease?
Yes, these are all important benefits from exercise but probably THE MOST important benefit is that exercise can help strengthen your brain. That's right, exercise can not only strengthen your muscles but when done the right way it can improve your cognitive function to help you become smarter.
Ryan Glatt, the founder of SomatIQ is a specialist in Brain Health Coaching, the ability to use exercise to improve how your brain functions. On this episode of All About Fitness, Ryan talks about the research that suggests how exercise can help improve all aspects of cognitive performance and shares some simple strategies for what you can start doing to train your brain.
To learn more about Ryan and to read his blog with numerous tips about what you can do to improve the health of your brain Visit Ryan's blog and personal website HERE to learn numerous tips about what
Follow Ryan on Instagram to see some of his cool hacks for training your brain: @glatt.somatiq
To learn specific techniques for exercising the most important muscle in your body, the brain, visit SMARTfit
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