“a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community”
The research supports the role of exercise in the treatment of depression and anxiety.
But what are the mechanisms in which exercise can assist people with mental health?
The following Exercise and Mental Health Infographic is a research summary outlining how exercise can assist in the treatment of mental health. The benefits are varied and it’s important to recognize that exercise will have a different impact for everyone.
A great resource for those experiencing mental health difficulties is Beyond Blue