In order to raise awareness on these facts, the EBC team will join the 20k race. In addition, we encourage each and every one of you to start – or keep – exercising and share your pictures via Twitter #Run4YrBrain, or our website. Tee shirts will soon be made available, stay tuned for more information!
On the occasion of the Brussels 20 km race that will take place on 31 May 2015, the European Brain Council has decided to shine a light on the benefits of physical exercise on the brain.
It is already well known that aerobic exercise can help reducing the risks of almost every known disease involving your heart, your lungs and many other organs. However, studies show that running also have mighty benefits for the brain, as it fosters the growth of new brain cells. In consequence, exercise can not only make you smarter, but also contributes to an improved mental condition.