According to a recent study at the University of Granada in Spain, those who are more physically fit are actually smarter. This study finds that those who are fitter area better able to focus on mental tasks. People who are in better physical shape probably comes from the fact that there are longer periods of sustained regular aerobic workouts. Studies show that exercise actually promotes growth of new neural pathways, helps with balance, and causes growth of blood vessels in the brain. So if you are a runner, keep running! If you want to read more about how running makes you smarter, click here. If you area a runner and have questions about your feet, call our office today, Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic at 630-834-3668. Don't delay!