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That’s the percentage your balance and stability are impacted by when you text while being active, a study in Performance Enhancement & Health found. So next time you get moving, leave your phone at home.
You know regular activity helps alleviate stress, anxiety and depression and encourages feelings of wellbeing – in fact, studies show the effects of regular exercise last longer than antidepressants. But do you know which are the best go-to forms of exercise to lift your mood? Try these…
YOGA focuses on deep breathing, so it’s great for relaxation and mental wellbeing. A small study found people being treated for depression who did three yoga classes a week had significant reductions in symptoms after two months.
RUNNING releases feel- good endorphins and has long-term benefits. A study published in the journal Comprehensive Psychiatry found running was as effective as psychotherapy at alleviating depressive symptoms.
HIKING is not only a mood-boosting cardio activity, it has the added benefit of taking you outside, and spending time in nature has been linked to better mental health.