Monday, August 19, 2019


This is your brain... on exercise. Have you ever questioned the effect exercise has on your brain? 

Exercise isn't all about your body, in fact your muscles and heart conditioning are only side effects. Exercises greatest impact is on your brain!

The brain is all about communication. Connections between neurons communicate through neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters are 
strengthened by exercise, increasing communication ability and strength. These countless benefits include:

  • Movement and coordination
  • Attention and concentration
  • Learning and memory
  • Creativity and motivation
  • Mental health
  • and SO MUCH MORE!

 The benefits of exercise go more than muscle deep, get your body moving and notice the lasting impact it has on your brain, body and overall wellbeing!


The Heisman Shuffle

Proper Form: Begin standing with your legs straight and arms down, focus on tightening your core. Next, bring your right knee to your chest, while bending your left arm, think elbow to knee (image 1). As you do this exhale your breath and tighten your core. Shuffle 3 steps to your right, keeping your arms loose and down at your sides (image 2). Next, jump while your bring your left knee to your chest and right elbow to your knee, mimicking your first movement (image 3). Repeat this movement by shuffle stepping to your left to repeat the movement. Repeat for 30-60 seconds, rest and repeat!

Muscles Impacted: This cardio boosting exercise increases your stamina and endurance. It primarily impacts your glutes, quads, and hamstrings while secondarily impacting your abs and lower back.

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