Unit 6 - Benefits of exercise for mental health

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  • Benefits of exercise for mental health
    • Reduce stress
      • Provides a distraction from problems
      • Releases tension in a positive way
    • Feel good (serotonin)
      • Exercises naturally helps us produce serotonin, which makes us feel good
    • Emotional control
      • Experience challenges, losses and success
      • Helps us deal with these emotions in everyday life
    • Increase self-esteem and confidence
      • Overcoming a challenge gives us a sense of achievement
    • LONG TERM: less chance of depression or mental illness


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