Simple Trick to Get a Mental Edge at Work

In All Health Watch, General Health, Health Warning, Longevity

When you have a big day at work ahead of you, perhaps you prepare by getting a good night’s sleep.

The next morning, you might make sure to eat a hearty breakfast.

And you probably will start thinking about the tasks in front of you, anticipating problems and how to overcome them.

A new study shows there’s something else you should do.

The research was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Scientists looked at 65 people ages 55 to 80.[1]

Hard Day Ahead? Do This in the Morning

Subjects walked for a half hour in the morning. Others did no exercise.

The research team then assessed subjects’ mental abilities. Scientists tested the participants’ ability to concentrate, decision-making, working memory, and visual learning.

It turns out that when people walked in the morning, their cognitive skills in all these areas improved. It also increased subjects’ levels of neurotropic growth factor. That’s a protein needed for the survival and growth of brain cells.[2]

The bottom line?

If you have a hard day ahead, take a half-hour walk before you start work. And if you can swing it, take brief walking breaks throughout the day.

You may find that you’re more alert, better focused, and more productive.

Editor’s Note: Discover natural, non-drug methods to transform your health. Read our monthly journal, Independent Healing. It’s your best source for unbiased, evidence-based medical information. Get all the details HERE.


Related Articles

The Evening Exercise Myth

One Food Cuts Risk of Age-Related Memory Loss in Half

Need to Focus? Drink This