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Physical Activity Can Enhance Mental Health

  It's a proven fact that exercise improves mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and negative mood and by improving self-esteem and cognitive function. There are a host of other benefits to exercising regularly, too (weight loss, increased interest in sex, increased stamina, etc.) In the midst of this pandemic, when so many of us are self-isolating and cut off from our normal routines, it's more important than ever to do everything we can to keep our stress levels low and give our lives a little structure. Although mental health professionals have been slow to adopt exercise regimens in the...

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