Fitness & Exercise

How Exercise Helps Your Brain

Couple on a bike.

Growing brain cells

Exercise improves mood

Fighting dementia

Sharpening memory

Improving cognitive function

Better learning abilities in childhood

Control hyperactivity, inattention

Lasting effects on the brain

Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.