Darin Davis Fitness
Categories: General

Benefits of Exercise

  • Promotes neurogenesis (the production of new brain cells) [Sandrine Thuret, Neuroscientist]
  • Per Dr. Mercola article on nitric oxide, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT):
    • Improves immune function
    • Stimulate increase of lean body mass (muscle), increasing efficiency in burning fat for fuel
    • Promotes¬†mitochondrial biogenesis (the primary source of the body’s energy). Increased mitochondria in the brain promotes cognitive function and repair of brain damage.
    • Increases VO2 max (cardiovascular endurance, stamina)
    • Reduces insulin resistance