Keeping your mind healthy
Physical activity is good for your body
Having a healthy heart and improving your joints and bones are just two good reasons, but did you know that physical activity is also beneficial for your mental health and wellbeing?
You don't need to become a complete gym bunny to have a healthy mind, but it's proven that moderate exercise can do wonders for your mental health and self-esteem.
Of course, mental wellbeing doesn't mean being happy all the time, and it doesn't mean that you won't experience negative or painful emotions, which are a part of normal life. However, whatever your age, participation in regular physical activity can increase our self-esteemand can reduce stress and anxiety. It also plays a role in preventing the development of mental health problemsand in improving the quality of life of people experiencing mental health problems.(mentalhealth.org.uk)Back to Blog