Leada_M
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Did you know just 10 minutes of walking a day has been found to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress and improve overall mental health? In this 2-minute video, Physical Therapy Guide @Leada_M helps break down what evidence shows exercise to help improve including exactly how much you need, what kind of exercise to get, and whether or not it's necessary to get it at all in ONE workout. 
 
She shares interesting evidence from research that supports just how important it may be to get outside and move! For example, does exercise in a "green" environment help improve mood and reduce feelings of exertion? Watch the video to learn more!
 
Have you noticed exercise improve your mental health? How much time do you usually aim for? Let's talk about it in the comments because chances are, it may help someone else. 
 
Check out these workouts to help you get moving and get outside!
 
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Citations

Visual Color perception in green exercise: positive effects on mood and perceived exertion

Exercise for Mental Health

2 Comments
A-McBride
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Movement is such a huge part of managing my anxiety! the hard part is remembering that it can't be the only part and there is such a thing as too much. 

Leada_M
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Guide

Very true @A-McBride. It's important to learn what your body needs & what it can handle for the optimal lifestyle with this!