2. Exercise helps relieve stress
Exercise can relieve, or at the very least, help you cope with stress. After a stress filled day at work, school or on the freeway, exercise can quickly help relieve the resulting frustration. Exercise also relieves that mounting tension, anxiety and anger that accompany your stress. Exercise will immediately take the mind off any problems as you focus your physical activity. The repetition and rhythm of exercise have a soothing effect very similar to meditation. If your exercise requires concentration and coordinated movements, focusing will promote calmness and clarity. As you exercise, your heart rate increases, as do circulation and the flow of oxygen to your brain. Your brain will reward you with endorphins, the “feel-good” neurotransmitters that provide a sense of well-being and euphoria.
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