Exercise for Stress Management

Exercise for Stress Management

Harvard Medical School – Applying exercise to ones lifestyle counters anxiety and releases stress.

….”The mental benefits of aerobic exercise have a neurochemical basis. Exercise reduces levels of the body’s stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. It also stimulates the production of endorphins, chemicals in the brain that are the body’s natural painkillers and mood elevators. Endorphins are responsible for the “runner’s high” and for the feelings of relaxation and optimism that accompany many hard workouts — or, at least, the hot shower after your exercise is over.” Read full article – Exercising to Relax

“...When you’re stressed you forget things...” – Huffington Post Read full article How Does Exercise Reduce Stress”

 

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