Exercise, Health, and Mental Well-being — Exercise

Exercise, Health, and Mental Well-being

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Exercise, Health, and Mental Well-being

Exercise and Brain Health We all know that physical exercise increases our physical fitness, but it also helps keep our brain healthy too. How does this work? First, it is necessary to define physical exercise so as not to confuse it with physical activity. Physical activity may be defined as any bodily movement, using skeletal muscles and requiring energy. Physical exercise is a category of physical activity that is planned, structured, repeated, and with a goal, for example, to improve fitness (1). Physical exercise may be aerobic (with oxygen) type activities such as running, cycling, swimming, spin classes, and kickboxing....

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