Our bodies are designed to move. As well as maintaining physical performance, exercise benefits many aspects of your brain function; various studies have shown improvements in short-term memory and the ability to focus.

Did you know?

While training is vital for keeping your body physically fit and healthy, exercise benefits go far beyond just that.

Brain power

Studies have shown that a short burst of high intensity exercise can help your brain to process information better, providing you’re hydrated.

Try a Tabata workout on a rowing machine. Row with max effort for 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds and repeat 8 times.

Everything helps

Worried about the best training for you? Stop fretting and just do something. Activity has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity and blood lipid levels, important in keeping your heart healthy.

Control your appetite

Craving the snacks? People who exercise regularly have been shown to be more in tune with how much energy their bodies need, compared to those who do little or no exercise.

World class sessions

It’s why Lucozade Sport’s Made to Move campaign aims to get one million people moving more by 2020. It’s launched the Move Sessions, a series of free livestreamed workout classes taking place at Pure Gym facilities around the UK.

Starting with Olympic boxing gold medallist and IBF World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua, who ran a dynamic bodyweight session which offered a window into his training regimen, other events saw Victoria Spence, Bradley Simmonds and Emily Skye putting the UK through their paces. Visit lucozadesport.com to watch what happened and try the workouts yourself.

Seize the day

A chance to train with people at the top of their game is an exciting opportunity, so make sure you make the most out of these sessions by staying properly hydrated. Lucozade Sport provides carbohydrates and electrolytes, enhancing hydration and maintaining endurance performance during exercise. Meaning all you have to worry about is keeping up with the workout.

For more details on the Made To Move live sessions, go to lucozadesport.com