Most of us will experience mild stress in our lives, but did you know that regular exercise can help reduce the impact of stress and increase your life expectancy according to some studies?
While we’re aware that stress can negatively impact energy levels, concentration and motivation – it’s easy to boost your mood by releasing endorphins in one of many ways that suits your lifestyle.
A simple 30 minute work-out can have an immediate and positive effect on your mindset, as stress management strategies are so important at all ages and stages of life.
Recent Nature’s Own research has found that 41 per cent of those over 50 feel much less stressed now, than they were 20 years ago – which says a lot about the benefits of making the time to exercise.
Try these tips next time you feel stressed, or to manage stress on a daily basis:
Authored by Nature’s Own Exercise Physiologist and Dietitian, Kate Save