7 Ways Exercise Relieves Stress

With long commutes, busy lives and urgent work emails just a notification away, it's no wonder most people walk around in a chronic state of stress.

Symptoms of this stress can include aches and pains, tension headaches, stomach problems, irritability and an all-around melancholy. Sound like you?

Luckily, there's an easy antidote to daily stress. Not only is it all-natural, effective and cost-efficient, you can do it pretty much anywhere. Yep, we're talking about exercise. Exercise has been shown in countless studies to effectively treat stress, depression, anxiety and even the common cold. It's one of the best universal remedies out there, and if you're not making it a part of your daily routine, you're really missing out. 

Here are the main ways exercise and stress-relief are connected.

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