Posts in Exercise & Mental Health
Exercise and Mental Health, Part 4 - Cognition

This post will look at exercise and its effects on cognition, or brain power. While exercise isn't going to turn any of us into Einstein, it can have significant benefits for the brain, both acutely and chronically. I wish that exercise made me better able to understand the papers referenced within this post because it was hard work reading them, but well worth the effort.

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Exercise and Mental Health, Part 3 - Happiness

Perhaps the best thing about working as a personal trainer is that I can often see clients' happiness levels increase rapidly. This isn't because I'm doing any special coaching on the subject of happiness (that would make me a pseudo-psychologist), I must hasten to add, rather it is simply due to some of the amazing effects that exercise can have on the human mind and body.

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