Cycling can stimulate brain as well as muscle growth

Beyond the mental and physical health benefits, cycling – the Danes’ favourite mode of transport – also offers an intellectual boost says neuroscientist Troels Wesenberg Kjær.

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Cylcing is great for fitness – but it is also great for your brain. That’s according to Danish neuroscientist Troels Wesenberg Kjær, whose research focuses on how exercise affects intelligence. It’s not just muscles that grow with movement, he tells DR. When muscles work hard, the body also sends signals that make the brain grow […]


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