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Benefits of Exercise extend to academics

It has been known for exercise to help people perform well in sports and other events that require endurance of some sort. That is a bit obvious to say the least. But, did you know that exercise could help you in academics too?



Several surveys have been conducted in the US schools and there are rising numbers on obesity cases. It is not surprising at this age where technology has really made each task effortless. Killing two birds with the same stone is what many institutions are now focusing. Fewer cases of obesity and better grades are those major goals.



It may seem that some of the objectives are not realistic or are too good to be true. But science is always the answer to every question. It has been proven that there are activities in the brain that are enhanced when one exercises. Such are: attentiveness, cognitive functions and memory. Academic performance is dependent on all three.



Attentiveness will allow one to learn more within a given time. If this is extended, it means that there is better chance of maximizing every allocated time for studies. At the end of the day, one will be able to amass wider knowledge based on the large material they are able to learn.



Cognitive functions are generally helpful for one to get better at technical subjects from just reading. If both attention and cognition are intertwined with better memory, there is nothing that can prevent a person from scoring higher in any academic subject.



The only thing to be sure of is to make sure that the time one exercises is a few minutes before the study period.