Research shows the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Learn how physical activity helps support emotional and mental health.
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Research shows the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Physical activities – like walking, biking, dancing, yoga, or tai chi – can help:
- Reduce feelings of depression and stress
- Enhance your mood and overall emotional well-being
- Increase your energy level
- Improve sleep
So, the next time you are feeling down, anxious, or stressed, start moving!
Original Article – https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/infographics/emotional-benefits-exercise