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Self-Confidence 5 Don’t wait for someone else to tell you how fabulous it is to feel good about yourself. Instead go for a bike ride or join a new dance class. Physical activity will help you feel better about yourself. • Participation in physical activity results 3 in small significant improvements in global self-esteem Reference Spence, J.C., Kerry R. McGannon, K.R., Poon, P. The Effect of Exercise on Global Self-Esteem: A Quantitative Review. Journal of Sport and Exercise Pyschology. 2005;27:311-334. Sex 4 Having trouble in the bedroom? Don’t reach for the little blue pill. Men who exercise regularly are less likely to have erectile problems. • In a racially diverse population, exercise ≥18 MET hours/week is highly associated with better erectile/sexual function regardless of Anxiety race How much do you worry about Reference everyday things? If you worry Simon, Ross M., et al. The association of exercise with both erectile and a little more than you would sexual function in black and white men. The journal of sexual medicine. like, walking, running and yoga 2015; 12(5):1202-1210. may be just the thing to take the edge off. Even a single session of aerobics is associated with a significant reduction in anxiety. • Available evidence generally supports patient-appropriate prescription of exercise (i.e., tailored to current fitness and physical health) as a promising addition to psychosocial and/ or pharmacologic treatment of clinically significant anxiety Reference Asmundson, G. J. G., Fetzner, M. G., DeBoer, L. B., Powers, M. B., Otto, M. W. and Smits, J. A. J. (2013), Let’s Get Physical: A Contemporary Review of the Anxiolytic Effects of Exercise for Anxiety and its Disorders. Depression and Anxiety. 2013;30:362–373. JUNE • 17 wellth.xyz 49


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