When we exercise, our brain recognizes exercise as stress. Then the heart pressure increases, which makes the brain to think that the person exercising are either fighting the enemy or fleeing. As a result, the brain releases a protein called BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) to protect the body and brain. This BDNF has a protective and repairment elements for the the memory. This is one of the reasons we often feel so at ease and have clearer mind after exercising.
As this blog is edited, a news anchor was hammering home the need to get out and get at least 60 minutes of exercise to save your life. At this point, Guidecounselor would like to inform you that you do not need to be afraid of the 60 minutes a day exercise. In addition, if you are still debating in your mind whether you like exercise or not, here is the good news. All the good triggers of the exercise come in the first 15 – 20 minutes of exercise. Most health benefits are acquired at the first 20-minute mark of exercising or moving around from zero movement. And what are the benefits; prolonged life, reduced disease risk, and many more—visit guidecounselor.com or ask Dr. Ike for more. What are you waiting for? Get out and go!