Your brain benefits from just a 10-minute run

December 13, 2021

New research out of the University of Tsukuba in Japan has found that only running for two kilometres still has great health benefits. It seems a 10-minute run will not only make you feel better but can potentially improve your brain health.

During the study, researchers asked participants to go for a short run of 10 minutes on a treadmill at an easy pace, roughly 50 per cent of their maximum effort. After the run, researchers then had the participants take a Stroop Effect Test (SET), which is used to measure reaction times in your brain. Canadian Running