Gretchen Reynolds (New York Times) writes about the science behind the links between physical exercise and good mental health. Not just weight-lifting, fell-running or five-a-side football, any physical exercise can help.
For instance, older women who regularly stroll for two miles per day (4000 steps) live longer than those who stroll just one mile or less. Even regularly rising from the chair, at home or in the office, seems to make people happier.
Find the article on The Independent’s consistently high-quality site:https://www.independent.co.uk/health_and_wellbeing/exercise-trends-2019-mental-health-ageing-walking-running-a9268926.html