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April 20, 2021

The Psychology of Exercise

The Psychology of Exercise

Today on the show, we present the research highlights that might just change your mind and motivation about exercise! The positive impact of exercise for your mental health is often overlooked in discussions focused on the benefits of...


Today on the show, we present the research highlights that might just change your mind and motivation about exercise!

The positive impact of exercise for your mental health is often overlooked in discussions focused on the benefits of exercise. When we ignore the psychological and brain benefits of exercise we are overlooking two important things:

1. Exercise increases psychological well-being factors such as improved mood, lower anxiety, and increase resilience in stressful situations.

2. If we pay attention to the psychological benefits of exercise, we will be reinforced within minutes (unlike waiting for the scales to change).