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Aug 6, 2019

Exercise has many known health benefits, what is often overlooked, however, are the numerous benefits that exercise provides for our mental health as well. It is well known that moderate to vigorous physical activity does change the way the brain functions, providing numerous possible benefits for mental health. This Quick Fit Tip is a brief review of how exercise affects the brain along with a few thoughts on how the lack of regular exercise could be an overlooked component of the recent epidemic of mass shootings.

Psychology Today article on how Exercise Provides Benefits for Mental Health

Blog: Top Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health

How Regular Exercise Could Help Prevent Depression

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