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Maintaining Muscle with Your Mind

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When we think about retaining muscle, we generally think about spending hours at the gym lifting weights, participating in boot camp, or some other physical exercise such as swimming, cycling, or running. Some people also combine their exercise with nutritious meals, drinking lots of water, and taking nutritional supplements. What if you were sick, in a cast, or otherwise unable to exercise? According to Brittany, who wrote the article I saw on Learning Mind, “recent research reveals that our brain is much more incredible than we ever thought before. Scientists are starting to correlate mental exercise with the retention of muscle.”

Click here to read the complete article on Learning Mind written by Brittany.

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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.