Sport & Exercise

Sport & Exercise

23 June 2021

Here is a great info graphic from @BELIEVEPHQ on twitter. In summary here are some quick reasons why sport & exercise are so important for our mental health:

  • It helps reduce stress levels
  • It can boost our mood
  • We get a chance to interact with others
  • It can boost our self esteem
  • They teach us important life lessons
  • Boosts creativity
  • Improves cognitive functioning
  • Develops resilience
  • Promotes teamwork
  • Helps develop relationships
  • Helps improve sleep patterns
  • Helps the body calm itself
  • Reduces tension in our bodies
  • Creates a sense of achievement
  • Enjoyable & fun