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9.26.2011

SEE for Yourself on Monday - Exercise WELL

9.26.2011
Increase brain cells—exercise for 30 minutes one day this week. Research has shown numbers of brain cells increase in people who exercise. Specific increases were observed in the hippocampus, a part of the brain central to learning and memory function (source: The Society for Neuroscience). For tips on where to get your fitness on stop by the SEE table today at the Breezeway from 11-1 pm. 

 
QUIT on MONDAY tip: Are you trying to quit smoking, but you're concerned about the effects it might have on your body or how hard breaking the habit will be? Numerous studies have shown that those who add exercise to their weekly routine will be more successful in their quest to quit smoking. Exercise improves the capacity for a person to quit smoking while also assisting in weight management and overall healthier living.


 
MELLOW OUT MONDAY tip: Feeling stressed? Try attending a yoga class at the recreation center. Yoga has been practiced for more than 5,000 years, and yoga-goers often report feeling less stressed, more focused, and generally happier after a yoga class. Come chillax with the Stressbusters every Monday from 8-10 pm at the MSE library, Q-level.

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