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I need a study break!

meg h-g pilates.jpgAs an undergrad my classmates used to make fun of me all the time, I could not sit still while studying! Little did I know that listening to my body was a really great thing!

In a study out of Portland State University in June of 2008 it states that exercise that improves cardiovascular function, such as running and cycling, improved cognitive functioning; specifically memory and attentiveness.

I'm not saying each time you get agitated while studying to start up a game of ultimate Frisbee, however allowing yourself the opportunity to workout while studying for finals can impact your studying.

For many people they use exercise as a stress release. The relaxing breathing and powerful core strengthening moves in a Pilates class is a great combination to studying for that Exercise Physiology final.

Don't think you have time? Check out, where you'll find a bunch of little tips, tricks, & workouts to keep you going strong!


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By Meg Hughes-Garvey on February 28, 2013 10:00 AM
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