Being Overweight Does THIS To Your Memory

by David Greenwalt Overweight young adults may have poorer episodic memory — the ability to recall past events — than their peers. This research adds to the increasing evidence of a link between memory and overeating. In a preliminary study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers from the Department of Psychology at…

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High-Intensity Interval Training

The popularity of high intensity interval training is on the rise. High intensity interval training sessions are commonly called HIIT workouts. This type of training involves repeated bouts of high intensity effort followed by varied recovery times. A Complete Physical Activity Program A well-rounded physical activity program includes aerobic exercise and strength training exercise, but…

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Your Brain – Your Mood – Loves Exercise

by David Greenwalt People who exercise have better mental fitness partly because of an increase of two common neurotransmitters — glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA — that are responsible for chemical messaging within the brain. We already know exercise can improve depression but this research gives new insights into brain metabolism and why exercise…

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