Mike went on to say that regardless of why you exercise studies show that making time for exercise, even walking 20 minutes 5 days a week, will provide mental benefits as well as benefits to your heart and lungs.
According to an article in the Huffington Post by Sophia Breene there are many other reasons to exercise that can lead to a healthier and happier life overall. Some include:
• Reduce Stress
• Improve Self Confidence
• Prevent Cognitive Decline
• Alleviate anxiety
• Boost your brainpower
• Sharpen Memory
To read 7 more reasons to strap on those tennis shoes each week, go to Sophia’s article at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/27/mental-health-benefits-exercise_n_2956099.html
Whether it’s to get a better looking, healthier body, increase your memory, or just to live a happier life, find a form of exercise that appeals to you and do if for your health’s sake.