Great infographic on the importance of exercise on the brain. In short, exercise:
- has a positive effect on the brain
- increases the development of new blood vessels in the brain
- reduces memory decline
- (twice-weekly) increases the size of your hippocampus
So why is the default position in many classrooms for learning to be seated and sedentary? Why is it that primary-aged children sit on average for 9 hours a day?