12 Mental Benefits of Exercise – Infographic

I feel very strongly about the idea that the brain benefits from exercise. I think the benefits to the brain are totally overlooked by most fitness writers when, in fact, they may be the most important.

“Exercise is really for the brain, not the body. It affects mood, vitality, alertness, and feelings of well-being” according to Jahn Ratey, MD and author of Spark, The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain (available on Amazon).

Please check out my Page Important Facts About Your Brain (and Exercise) for more details.



Filed under brain, brain health, Exercise

2 responses to “12 Mental Benefits of Exercise – Infographic

  1. You are so very right Tony. The benefits of a feeling of accomplishment, defeating depression, the list goes on.


  2. Reblogged this on Your Gateway to Health and commented:
    These 12 examples speak very well for themselves. If you don’t believe it, start an exercise routine and stick with it for twelve weeks to see the changes you have made.
    ( One example per week )


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