If you need another reason to hit the gym, how about this: The mental benefits of exercise are just as major as the gains you’ll get for your body. Just ask Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. Known as much for her storytelling as her work in health psychology, McGonigal is translating the neuroscience behind fitness into practical strategies for health and happiness. In her new book, The Joy of Movement, McGonigal inspires readers to move—and love it. Here, she talks about some surprising ways that fitness boosts our bodies and minds.
Need More Motivation to Exercise? Here Are 6 Mental Benefits
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