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Higher Ed in the News

Staying in shape boosts chances of better grades

September 7, 2009

As college students head to class this academic year, research shows they will boost their chances of making better grades if they stop by the gym on the way.

Exercise has been shown to:

  • improve brain function
  • help you process information faster
  • remember more
  • possibly improve symptoms of mild depression and anxiety

Exercise delivers plenty more benefits, including:

  • more energy
  • less stress
  • better sleep
  • more focus
  • a steadier waistline 

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