Exercise and Fitness
Exercise can be fun as well as good for your body—and it’s great for mental health. Learn how to incorporate more movement into your life, find the right fitness plan for you, and enjoy yourself while you’re at it.
Being physically active can ease depression, relieve stress and anxiety, enhance self-esteem, and improve your whole outlook on life. And you don’t have to spend long, boring hours in a gym to reap these benefits. Whatever your age, health limitations, or fitness levels, you can develop an exercise program that’s fun and rewarding and fits your life.
- How Exercise Benefits Depression, Anxiety, and Stress: Using Physical Activity to Improve Your Mental Health
- Easy Ways to Start Exercising: Making Exercise a Fun Part of Your Everyday Life
- How to Create an Effective Fitness Routine: Tips to Help you Stay Fit and Juice Up a Workout
- What’s the Best Exercise Plan for Me? Take the “Work” Out of Workouts with a Fitness Plan that “Fits” You
- How to Practice Yoga and Tai Chi: Tips on Using Yoga and Tai Chi to Relieve Stress
Exercise for older adults and people with limited mobility
How Exercise Benefits Depression, Anxiety, and Stress: Exercise is just as good for the mind as it is for the body. Even a little regular exercise can boost your energy and mood and relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. MORE »
Easy Ways to Start Exercising: You don’t have to spend hours in a gym or force yourself into monotonous or painful activities you hate to experience the benefits of exercise. Here are easy and fun ways to add more physical activity into your daily life. MORE »
Healthy eating isn’t about strict rules, depriving yourself, or giving up the foods you love. You can look and feel great and still enjoy food. It’s all about balance and setting yourself up for success. MORE »
Sleep is essential for energy, health, productivity, and emotional balance. Too little sleep, and you may even find that it’s harder to resist junk food and make smart food choices. MORE »