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Lift Your Spirits

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

Given that even mild exercise can help improve our mood, what can physical activity do for more serious problems, such as depression?

In a world of ever-increasing demands on physical and mental health, exercise can help relieve stress and promote clear and effective thinking. Regular exercise has also been shown to improve the physical and emotional symptoms of people with more serious problems, such as depression. It seems exercise is good for the body and the mind.

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