Is exercise really that important to individual’s mental health? A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that exercise is related to lower levels of depression, even for people who are doing less physical activity than is recommended by public health professionals. ...

can confirm from personal experience


Since depression coincides with a lack of purpose, I guess that makes sense

Soviet Snake

Nice! Now we just need to stop working 12 hours a day 6 days a week in order to actually have some time to be physically active…


Ok, you can work 8 hours a day 5 days a week in most western countries.

Not if you want to afford rent and food.

I’m suprised that they needer a study for this. It’s known.

It’s a meta analysis of 15 srudies. And studies are what ‘it is known’ is based on in the scientific community.

Sure, many things are ‘common knowledge’, but think of scientists as mythbusters with a more rigid method. Sometimes they find out that the myths are confirmed ;)

It also doesn’t mean anything specific. We are a giant bag of chemicals. When we remain stationary it is all about homeostasis. Once we start moving the circulatory system becomes more active and chemicals move around the body more and reactions between the chemicals happen at a much faster rate.

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