Research shows the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Physical activities - like walking, biking, dancing, yoga, or tai chi - can help: Enhance your mood and overall emotional well-being So, the next time you are feeling down, anxious, or stressed, start moving!How do physical activity and fitness improve health outcomes?
Although most research into the mechanisms of how physical activity and fitness improve health outcomes has dealt with the relation between cardiovascular disease and physical activity, researchers have also evaluated the primary mechanisms responsible for decreases in the risk and severity of individual disease states.How does exercise promote cardiorespiratory fitness and decrease cardiovascular risk?
Despite the robust beneficial effects of physical activity and exercise on cardiovascular health, the processes and mechanisms by which frequent physical activity promotes cardiorespiratory fitness and decreases CVD risk remain unclear.Can exercise improve your brain health?
In addition, a 2016 study (Schuch et al. 2016) of three previous papers reported that humans with low- and moderate-CRF had 76% and 23%, respectively, increased risk of developing depression compared to high CRF in three publications. With this forming trend, the next section will consider exercise and brain health. EXERCISE IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH