If you move a lot, you do something good for your body. Because only with sufficient activity that you can maintain the normal function of the musculoskeletal system and many vital organs. General well-being and the psyche also benefit from exercise.
Regular physical activity leads to better blood circulation in the brain and thus to a better supply of oxygen and nutrients. Physical activity can have a positive impact on the performance of your brain both in the short and long term.
Nerve pathways and connections between nerve cells are preserved longer.
Brain volume and memory skills decrease more slowly in old age.
Alzheimer’s disease progresses more slowly.
Physical activity can increase the mental performance of people with depression or schizophrenia.