A 10-Minute Cardio Workout to Clear Your Mind and Boost Your Focus
By | Isadora Baum | www.livestrong.com
Cardio is great for boosting your feel-good endorphins and heart health, but there’s another reason to fit an aerobic workout into your daily routine: It can help improve your brain function by delivering a jolt of energy and alertness to power your through the rest of your day.
“As you move, breathing speeds up, heart rate increases, blood vessels open and oxygenated blood flows faster throughout the body and to the brain,” John Shackleton, CSCS, creator of ShackFit, tells LIVESTRONG.com. “The increased blood flow to the brain promotes growth of new blood vessels, brain cells, and triggers the release of chemicals that can improve your mood.”
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