Fast walking and neuroplasticity

The best way to get my attention these days, it seems, is to mention the word 'neuroplasticity'.

Kathryn Ryan interviewed John Pepper this morning, and talked about the ways in which fast walking aids neurogenesis, basically - fast walking not only helps the brain grow, but it also repairs brain cells, slows down decay, increases nerve growth and even increases the formation of new blood vessels.

John Pepper is convinced fast walking (amongst other things) helped him reverse his Parkinson's disease symptoms. I'll let you make up your own mind about that being true or not, but what seems to be unarguable is the fact that physical exercise does aid neuroplasticity.

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