8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise

8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise

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WW Norton
Inspiring strategies from a wellness expert for keeping fit,relieving stress, and strengthening emotional well-being.
We all know that exercise is good for physical health, but recently, a wealth of data has proven that exercise also contributes to overall mental well-being. Routine exercise alleviates stress and anxiety, moderates depression, relieves chronic pain, and improves self-esteem.In this inspiring book, Christina Hibbert, a clinical psychologist and expert on women's mental health, grief, and self-esteem, explains the connections between exercise and mental well-being and offers readers step-by-step strategies for sticking to fitness goals, overcoming motivation challenges and roadblocks to working out, and maintaining a physically and emotionally healthy exercise regimen. This book will help readers to get moving, stay moving, and maintain the inspiration they need to reap the mental health benefits of regular exercise. The 8 keys include improving self-esteem with exercise, exercising as a family, getting motivated, changing how you think about exercise, and the FITT principle for establishing an effective exercise routine.

Baker & Taylor
Citing studies that link routine exercise to the alleviation of stress and anxiety, this guide shares step-by-step strategies for sticking to fitness goals and maintaining an exercise program specifically designed to bolster mental health.

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Hibbert, a clinical psychologist and specialist in women's health, grief, and self-esteem, delineates eight keys to improving overall mental health through exercise: understanding the physical and mental health benefits of exercise, common mental health issues and disorders, and how exercise can treat them; improving self-esteem, confidence, and self-worth; exercising as a family; getting motivated; changing thinking about exercise using cognitive-behavioral strategies; overcoming roadblocks; getting fit physically and mentally; implementing a program; and staying dedicated to exercise for mental health. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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& Taylor

Citing studies that link routine exercise to the alleviation of stress and anxiety, a guide by a clinical psychologist and expert on women's mental health shares step-by-step strategies for sticking to fitness goals and maintaining an exercise program specifically designed to bolster mental health. Original.

Publisher: New York :, W.W. Norton & Company,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393711226
0393711226
Characteristics: xxv, 274 pages ; 24 cm

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