Client focused exercise plan becomes crucial not just for the short-term benefits on mental health, but more importantly the long standing effect exercise has on overall mental health and wellness.
Exercise, when provided suitably, and in a way that is specific and individual to the needs of the client is an excellent addition to other treatment for the ongoing journey towards good mental health.
If you know of someone in your life who is wanting to commence exercise, but is suffering from some mental health challenges, or if you yourself have or are suffering from mental illness, make your first choice an Accredited Exercise Physiologist to work with you to better your mental health through appropriately designed exercise.
Mental health strategies such as R U OK?Day are essential and encourages meaningful conversation that could change a life.
Doing some form of physical activity is a great excuse to catch-up with those you may have lost touch with and ask that all important question – R U OK?
Whether it’s getting outdoor and active or engaging in some more creative ways to move, reconnecting over physical activity is a great excuse to catch-up with those you may have lost touch with and could make more of a difference than you know.
Over the past few decades, a range of studies have demonstrated that regular physical activity is associated with better mental health and emotional well-being. For conditions like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, exercise has been shown to reduce symptoms and improve the mood of patients.
Finding an energetic activity that you actually like means that you will not see it as a chore that you have to do, but instead something you genuinely want to do.
Exercise and Health Ideas to improve your Mental Health
- HIIT (high-intensity interval) Training
- Getting Enough Quality Sleep
- Go for a bushwalk
- Play Tennis
- Group Boot Camp