The type of exercise that may boost your cognitive function

February 12, 2015 10:00 AM

9 0

The type of exercise that may boost your cognitive function

A nimble mind truly starts with a nimble body—according to a recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, agility training improves cognitive function. It's the secret weapon of football and fútbol players, stunt doubles, and action heroes (Hugh Jackman in Wolverine and Jason Statham in The Expendables), who need to get ripped and agile, stat, and the coordination required spurs the brain's neuron growth—hence the bump in mental muscle.

"Standard exercises split the body into parts, but that's not how it moves," says Adam Rosante, a personal trainer in New York City, who designed this routine. "These take skill and train the body as a whole."

Read more

To category page

Loading...