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5 ways fitness helps your mental health; Anytime Fitness in Lander

*(Lander, Wyo.) - "Working out is my time to get out of my head!” *The connection between body and mind is a strong one, according to the American Psychological Association. By mastering your moves, you in effect improve your mind. Handy, huh? We want you to get the most bang for your buck—or time and energy—and working out does just that! Here are 5 ways fitness helps your mental health: *1. Fitness Helps Relieve Stress *- Whether you’re exploring a deeper meditative state in your yoga practice or taking out some aggression on a punching bag, you’re working out your brain as well as your muscles. *2. Fitness May Lead to Improved Cognitive Function* - Moderate exercise has an impact on the brain by preventing cognitive decline. *3. Fitness Boosts Your Sense of Accomplishment* - Whether you’re running your first mile or finishing a marathon, there is most certainly a sense of accomplishment that accompanies every athletic feat. *4. Fitness Makes You Feel Happy -* You know that invincible feeling that you get after a good workout? There’s a reason for it post-sweat. You’re producing serotonin and norepinephrine. *5. Fitness May Relieve Depression *- Exercise reduces anxiety, improves overall mood, and provides an opportunity for social interaction—not to mention, a challenging or fun workout will likely take your mind away from the things causing anxiety. Anytime Fitness , 943 Amoretti St., Lander, WY 82520 307-332-2811 #anytimefitness #sponsored #county10 #news​