Embarks upon a journey through the mind-body connection, showing how exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD, from addiction to Alzheimer's. This book explores comprehensively the connection between exercise and the brain. It changes the way you think about the gym.
John J. Ratey is a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including Driven to Distraction and A Users Guide to the Brain. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Eric Hagerman is a former senior editor at Poplar Science and Outside magazines. He lives in New Jersey.