Feeling extra stressed during the pandemic? Try exercise


Can we help ease the stress of the coronavirus pandemic by moving more? A new study of exercise and mental health during the early stages of the nationwide lockdown suggests that the answer is yes.

It finds that people who managed to remain physically active during those early weeks of sheltering at home were less depressed and more mentally resilient than other people whose activity levels declined. The study is preliminary and not yet peer-reviewed, but its results indicate that, during difficult, testing times, the benefits.....

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