Daily Move: Build your muscles

Boost your strength, boost your happiness? A recent study of 45 stroke survivors with depression found that a 10-week strength training program helped reduced symptoms of depression (among numerous other benefits).

“Strength training is about mastery and control,” says Leslie Seppinni, PhD, a clinical psychologist and family therapist in Beverly Hills. “It requires full attention and concentration. More importantly, people can see the results, the outline of the muscles forming, from dedication and training.” Just be sure to start slowly and use the assistance of a personal trainer if needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.everydayhealth.com/depression-pictures/great-exercises-to-fight-depression.aspx#/slide-2

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