The fact that researchers have been studying the benefits of exercise is not news. However a study recently published in JAMA Psychiatry (2019) suggests that physical activity can reduce the symptoms of major depression.
Tending to your mental health is important and nothing to be ashamed of. Personally I know that exercise helps manage my stress and anxiety. It improves my mood and I always feel better once I’ve finished a workout. I do understand that the hardest part for people is showing up or actually doing it. Many excuses come up like time or not knowing what to do.
Don’t let those obstacles hold you back. ANY activity is better than none. And if you don’t know where to begin, hire a trainer to get you started. I might know one…