Exercise and Stress

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The benefits of exercise- Improving physical condition and preventing illness have long been established, and physicians are forever encouraging us all to exercise regularly.  Exercise is also considered a vital part in maintaining good mental health too, it’s an effective way of reducing fatigue, improving alertness and concentration as well as improving overall cognitive function, and is especially helpful with reducing stress. When stress affects the brain, the rest of the body feels the impact, and likewise, when your body feels better, so does your mind. Exercise and other physical activities release endorphins, which are chemicals in the brain that act as a natural painkiller and helps you sleep, which in turn helps reduce stress furthermore. Research also shows that physically active people have lower rates of depression and anxiety…
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