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Benefits Of Exercise

19 minutes

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An expert on exercise physiology discusses the importance of different elements of fitness, and teenagers share personal stories about how exercise helped them achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Exercise also helps build strength, develop endurance, improve agility, boost self-confidence, and connect socially. John Ratey, a professor of psychiatry, describes the growing evidence that aerobic exercise remodels our brains, making us sharper mentally, and providing protection against mood disorders. Teens describe how exercise helped them deal with depression, anxiety, and stress.

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