Most people who start working out do so for the heart health, for building up muscles and toning their body, but what they do not know is that exercising has more benefits than these. In fact studies show that a bit of exercise helps improve brain functioning. Making time time to exercise pay off in terms of mental health and this is regardless of age or fitness levels. In fact reading these unexpected benefits of exercising will spur you to start exercising.
Alleviating stress: A small workout at your gym or taking a walk is probably the best way to combat stress. Sweating it out is known to be good not only for the body but also the brain. There is a chemical called norepinephrine that will help in moderating the brain’s reaction to stress.