Smart People Exercise
Yet another article on the benefits of training on improving brain function specifically memory tasks. This study focused on specific protein, cathespin B, getting delivered to the brain at a higher level and it's effect on neurogenesis.
While we chase pharmaceutical interventions for much of what we attribute to aging could it be that human beings are suffering from a lack of movement? Could it really be that simple? Could it be that breathing deeply into our diaphragms distributes more oxygen to our oxygen starved systems and more oxygen is a good thing for a myriad of human function including memory? Lifting heavy stuff beautifully makes you smart.
What if every politician began a rigorous training program? Legend has it that underneath the wool suits Einstein was completely "jacked".