Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month
Come join us for some online workouts on our online Movewell App. Exercise is not just good for physical health, but it also has numerous benefits for brain health. Several studies have shown that regular exercise can improve cognitive function, reduce the risk of cognitive decline, and improve mental health. Follow our Exercise Specialists as we provide you with 3 workout videos to help you get more physically active.
11 October 2023
Resistance training, also known as strength training or weightlifting, is often associated with building muscle and improving physical strength.
Incorporating resistance training into your exercise routine can have significant mental and brain health benefits. Resistance training has been shown to improve cognitive function, including memory, attention, and executive function. It may also help reduce the risk of age-related cognitive decline.
17 October 2023
Aerobic cardio training has numerous benefits for both physical and mental health. While it is commonly known that aerobic exercise is great for cardiovascular health, it may also have significant benefits for brain health.
It can improve cognitive function, increase brain plasticity, reduce the risk of dementia, improve mood, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality. So, next time you go for a run, remember that you are also your brain health.
Body Weight Training
31 October 2023
Bodyweight exercises are a great way to improve fitness and health without the need for equipment or a gym membership. Regular practice of bodyweight exercises can build physical and mental resilience.
It can help you develop discipline, perseverance, and the ability to overcome challenges. These qualities can transfer to other areas of life and contribute to better mental health and stress management.