We’ve all heard it a million times before… Exercise is super important. We need it to stay fit, healthy, and balanced. According to the New York Times, however, there is one more reason to add to that list.

Studies now show that physical workouts are anti-aging for the brain, so a simple jog does far more than just burn calories! We all know how hard it is to wake up and get on the treadmill, especially now that the sun is coming up a little later, but with the new knowledge that it can keep our minds moving longer we may be just a little bit more motivated! What gets you motivated for a work out? Is it about weight, well being, or maybe something like this?