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Changing Brains for the Better: Article Documents Benefits of Multiple Practices, Such as Physical Exercise and Meditation

April 27, 2012
Exercise and Meditation. Changing the brains to the better: Exercise and Meditation. Michael Gonzalez-Wallace writes about the benefits of combining both

Exercise and Meditation. Changing the brains to the better. Michael Gonzalez-Wallace writes about the benefits of combining both

Great news! I was so waiting for this study to come out! We have been hearing constantly about the benefits of exercise and meditation but never together! In my book Super Body, Super Brain back in 2011 I wanted to write the first exercise book which combined physical exercise and meditation together!  That is why I invited one of the best Meditation experts, Sharon Salzberg to develop a meditation routine combined with my exercises. So lets go back to this phenomenal study coming from one of the most pioneers Universities studying brain activity function, the University of Wisconsin.

From Science Daily 
ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2012) — Practices like physical exercise, certain forms of psychological counseling and meditation can all change brains for the better, and these changes can be measured with the tools of modern neuroscience, according to a review article now online at Nature Neuroscience  to keep reading click here 

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  1. April 27, 2012 6:13 pm

    To see the growing awareness, validation and applications of the very principles and practices operative in the APOGEE Learning Enhancement Training Systems™, founded in 1983, is indeed a heartfelt pleasure. A 29 year practice integrating all that is presented here with academic learning supports, continues to serve the needs of learners across the age span. (http://www.apogeelearning.com) APPLAUSE to you Michael!!

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