In summary, we now know that higher physical fitness is associated with preserved white matter in the brain and better cognitive performance. Therefore, physical activity has positive effects not only on our cardiovascular health but also our brain health!
With everything that has been happening during the last few weeks, maintaining our mental health is very important! There has been a lot of stress added into our lives and for many of us, a disruption to our normal routines. So take two minutes out of your day and go outside to give this test a try, you can even make it into a fun family competition and be sure to keep us updated on your results!
I hope that everyone is staying safe during this time and remember, do not just exercise for your physical health, exercise for your mental health too!