| Ep 647 – How Exercise Changes Your Brain

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

1 Hour 8 Minute Listen

Discover the link between exercise, optimism, and other qualities like empathy and resilience.

Power Athlete likes to break a mental sweat too. Tex is joined by researchers Jim Davis and Max Newlon to find a link between exercise, optimism, and other real human qualities like empathy and resilience.

From an evolutionary perspective, exercise tricks the brain into trying to maintain itself for survival despite the hormonal cues that it is aging, so it’s easy to assume the brain benefits; but this Harvard educated crew connects the dots on what happens in the brain that optimizes human potential with intelligent training… like that of Power Athlete’s programs 😉

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Christopher McQuilkin

MS, CSCS, SCCC, CHES
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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.

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