It takes stamina to get through two hours of intense UKCAT testing. Taking mocks is a great way to build up your mental strength and help avoid fatigue. It’s like training for a 10k run: you’d prepare your body by running similar distances beforehand.
However it’s easy to overlook the accompanying benefits of physical exercise. As a student, it’s easy to stay sitting at your desk, but physical exercise can further boost your brainpower: oxygenating your brain, helping you learn and absorb information. Plus it makes your body releases endorphins — ideal for tackling anxiety and stress.