Should You Run or Meditate for a Better Mood - or Exercise Both Options? Let's Find Out... by Nicole DeAvilla

Mindfulness Fitness
a year ago
Should You Run or Meditate for a Better Mood - or Exercise Both Options? Let's Find Out...

Meditation and running have both been shown to help improve mood and alleviate symptoms of depression. In a study researchers wondered if combining the two activities would give even better results – and that appears to be true. 

Both study participants with and without depression showed improvements. After twice weekly sessions of meditation and aerobic exercises, the group with depression had a reduction in symptoms and the healthy subjects felt happier. The good news is you don't have to choose! Just mediate or just run or do both for extra benefits!

Read more about meditation and running to improve your mood and fight depression here!

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