Staying physically active is good for your brain and your body. Research shows that physical activity is a strong promoter of NEUROPLASTICITY – your brain’s ability to grow and form new connections. We now know that brains continue to grow, develop, and make connections well into old age. Physical activity is central to optimal aging and brain health.
- Exercise boosts your brain’s resilience and ability to cope with stress and challenges.
- Lower risk of chronic disease, disability & falls
- Lower risk of dementia
- Improved function and independence
- Better quality of sleep
- Improved overall mood
- Increased longevity