WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH SUMMIT: Equinox’s Niki Leondakis on Exercise’s Effect on the Brain

At The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement and Lifetime Television’s “A Women’s Health Summit: It Starts with the Brain” on November 1, 2017, Niki Leondakis, CEO of Equinox, spoke about how exercise and movement stimulate the brain.

“What the research shows is that exercise—particularly cardiovascular exercise—increases blood flow to the brain.” she told WAM founder Maria Shriver.

Watch their conversation below:

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