Want to raise your GPA? After you hit the books, you may want to hit the gym. College students who regularly work out get better grades.
Hoping to make the dean’s list this semester? Maybe it’s time you started sweating it — literally. According to a report from the American College of Sports Medicine, university students who regularly engage in vigorous exercise have higher GPAs. While it could just be that people who push themselves physically are more inclined to work harder academically, other research has shown that working out helps boost brain function and may improve scholastic performance. Why? Exercise may enhance learning by promoting communication between brain cells