Running can easily make you smarter

For those of us who are avid runners, we may have already known this. (chuckle chuckle). New research is showing how running can actually make you smarter…in a multitude of ways. Whether training to be a pro or just running for pure enjoyment, studies have found improvements in cognitive function after just six weeks of three or four weekly aerobic workouts. If you haven’t hit that mark yet, maybe you should set your goals on at least this much activity. Your mind will thank you for it. Read the full story and study results here.

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PHOTOGRAPH BY JULIANA COUTINHO VIA FLICKR AND LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS

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