Squats Are Good for Your Booty and Brain?

Playing Drs. Rx: Can Squats Help with Brain Health?

We know squats are good for toning your behind but new research suggests it may also benefit your brain! The Doctors share research showing weight-bearing leg exercises send neurological signals. These signals are essential for producing new, healthy brain cells.

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New brain cells allow you to adapt better to mental and physical stresses and could even improve your critical thinking! Another study found that leg strength was linked to healthier brain aging. Who's ready to do some squats?

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The Doctors are joined by fitness trainer Danny Jones, aka Tree Man, who demonstrates two types of squats, a sumo squat and a plyometric squat. To see how they're done, check out the video above! 

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