Tag Archives: depression

What happens when we don’t exercise?


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no exercise Cons

Exercise is a familiar term that is well known for providing many benefits in the prevention of bad health. It is a growing global phenomenon in various different forms, “from the U.S. to Australia, 70% of people say their primary form of fitness is walking. Overall the second most-popular activity is running and the third is bicycle riding.”

Exercise has the potential to hook everyone for the whole life journey, from aquanatal, school physical education lessons, ‘parkrun’, weight training, to Pensioner Pilates to name a few.

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How Aerobic Exercise Reduces the Effects of Depression


Aerobic Exercise Reduces
Aerobic Exercise Reduces

Regular aerobic exercise is known for producing happy hormones, but what does that mean for someone with clinical depression? Can the positive effects of aerobic exercise bring light and life to someone who has a condition that grips them in darkness?

Most psychologists already prescribe regular aerobic exercise to help clinically depressed patients improve somewhat on their own. But what they are just now realizing is that when exercise is combined with another activity, it produces even greater results! And that activity is meditation.

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