Exercise & its Mental Health Benefits
- 5 Months ago
Your exercise regimen might be more than just about staying fit. Many studies in the past have proven that exercise extends beyond improving physical health and stamina. It turns out that exercise may in fact be the single best thing you can do for your brain too. It improved mood, memory, and learning. Sports psychologist Dr. Charlie Brown, summarised the possible mental health benefits that exercise can have on us. Check them out below:
Ever heard athletes or trainers talk about endorphin-rush or runner’s high? Well, they really do exist. Exercise helps to increase endorphins (endogenous opiates), another type of feel-good hormone.