7 Benefits of Exercise to Mental Health
  1. Walking 15 minutes a day alleviates mild to moderate depression by 26%.
  2. Exercise reduces anxiety because it relieves stress, reduces tension, and boosts your physical and mental energy.
  3. Exercise reduces stress by releasing endorphins in the brain.
  4. Exercise reduces symptoms of ADHD and improves concentration, mood, increases motivation due to the immediate release of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine that helps with focus and attention.
  5. Exercise improves self-esteem.
  6. Exercise improves sleep and regulates sleep patterns.
  7. Exercise boost resilience from stressful situations.