If you suffer from anxiety or depression you are not very likely to get enough exercise.
When we feel depressed we usually don't want to do anything but stay inside and do nothing. Regular exercise and better eating habits can help fight depression.
Yet another reason for you to exercise regularly.
You might not get cured with exercise and better eating habits but you can feel better. Unfortunately when we feel depressed we delay things for as long as we can. We don't want to eat better or exercise. But if we don't start now then when will we start? By delaying it we aren't doing ourselves any favors.
But after a workout we feel good about ourselves and the worries we might have feel smaller.
"One of the conclusions we can draw from this is that exercise may be just as effective as medication and may be a better alternative for certain patients," said psychologist and study leader James Blumenthal. The team published the results of its research, supported by the HD Lighthouse, in the October 25, 1999, issue of The Archives of Internal Medicine. From
Taking medications should be a last resort whenever we have the choice, but of course sometimes medication is needed.
So don´t delay your workout any further! Go for that run today and you will feel so much better afterwards.