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The Emotional Benefits of Exercise - Feel Good with Go4Life

Research shows the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Learn how physical activity helps support emotional and mental health.

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Transcript

Research shows the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Physical activities - like walking, biking, dancing, yoga, or tai chi - can help:

  • Reduce feelings of depression and stress
  • Enhance your mood and overall emotional well-being
  • Increase your energy level
  • Improve sleep

So, the next time you are feeling down, anxious, or stressed, start moving! Get exercise ideas, motivational tips, and more from Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.