We know about the physical benefits of exercise, but what about the effects on your brain and cognition? You might be surprised to find out that exercise has TONS of benefits for your brain that extend far beyond what we once believed.
Physical activity is inversely associated with depression
Meta-analysis demonstrating reduced anxiety & stress from exercise
Exercise may reduce symptoms of depression
Various forms of exercise & sport decrease depression in college students
Resistance exercise enhances cognitive function in healthy adults (RCTs)
Resistance exercise improves cognitive function in people with impaired cognitive function