WEBE Wellness: Learning During Exercise

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WEBE Wellness: Learning During Exercise

When you exercise you’re probably either listening to music or watching TV during cardio. But instead, you should be exercising your brain and doing some learning.

Specifically learning another language.

Learning a new language is harder as we age, but new studies show that it’s easier to learn a new language while exercising. When our bodies move, our brains do a better job in understanding, memorization, as well as retaining words.

Scientists think exercise makes our brains more open to taking in new information.

So if you’re planning a trip to a non-English speaking country, make sure you hit up the gym first.

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