Nicola - Tuesday, June 4, 2013
We know that being fit and strong is essential for our health and fitness. Exercise and physical activity helps bones, joints muscles, cardiovascular health, immune function, sleep and more. Exercise also helps maintain and improve our mental health, and improves brain functioning through several different processes. Exercise releases endorphins which make us feel good. It also reduces stress levels by reducing the stress hormone cortisol and may improve specific immune system chemicals that can worsen depression and cause inflammation.