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Saturday, February 17 • 10:30am - 11:10am
Brain Power And Movement - If We Don't Move, Our Brain Starts Shrinking. Period.

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The key benefits of movement or exercise has been largely marketed as a means for weight loss but research has shown that after 20 weeks of regular exercise, weight loss becomes increasingly difficult.
The marketing around this has been very under-rated.
There is a very powerful connection between the brain and movement. Exercise has proven to help people learn more effectively, increase focus, reduce stress, reduce anxiety and elevate one's mood.
For example, stress causes high levels of cortisol and our body is coded to reduce the level of cortisol if a certain level of movement has been activated. When that movement is not detected, the level of cortisol keeps increasing in our system.


Shared in this talk will be a short story, some shocking statistics and some provocative questions for the audience. Lets make Pillar a place where we treat both our body and mind like a well oiled machine.

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avatar for Jeeva Nadarajah

Jeeva Nadarajah

Software Craftsman, Shine On You CrazyDiamond!
I am a Sri Lankan American, mother, coder, coach, runner and non conformist. My journey with Pillar Technology started 3 years ago as a Software Craftsman. This year I transitioned into a growth related role, representing Pillar Connect for the GLR Pursuit team. In the last decad... Read More →


Saturday February 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:10am
Rosewood

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