As the good weather returns, I started to regret eating so many of those delicious and comforting winter dishes. I decided it was time to get back to a healthier diet, some cardio and maybe even some ab exercises!
I’m not proud to describe my performance during that first ab session – lying in the foetal position after a single sit-up, with my hair all over the place and my eyes distraught, begging for it to stop – but after several short and regular sessions, the exercise has become easier and easier.
This painful experience reminded me of how I felt 10 years ago when I went back to school after two months of summer holidays: my brain had lost its agility! I couldn’t memorise as much as I used to, I mixed up learning and understanding and my work was less efficient.
The information you will find here comes from the latest research in cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Now you know what you have to do if you want to give your brain a workout before your upcoming exams.