If excercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.

Robert N. Butler, Former Director National Institutes of Health

According to the Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation, regular physicalexercise can reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to 50 percent. ... Exercise protects against Alzheimer's and other types of dementia by stimulating the brain's ability to maintain old connections as well as make new ones

Multiple studies have provided evidence that physical exercise promotes growth of new cells in the hippocampus region of the brain.

Brain Benefits of exercise

  • Boosts endorphins

  • Decreases cortisol

  • Increases levels of feel good chemicals such as serotonin

  • Rejunivates your DNA & genes

types of exercise

  • Walking

  • Biking

  • Aerobic classes

  • Strength exercise

  • Tennis

  • Basketball

  • Other sports