# 82 – Exercise & Activity – Mental & Physical Benefits

Chalk Talk – Episode 82 – Exercise & Activity – Mental & Physical Benefits

Over the last few decades, humans have become more sedentary than ever before. Now with Covid, inactive lifestyles are even more prominent. In our first episode of season 2 of Chalk Talk, we focus in on the short and long term benefits of creating or maintaining an active lifestyle.

Coach Bres and Doug discuss all the benefits that come with active lifestyles and give a variety of insights that any student, teacher, or coach can find motivation in to carve out some time in their day to getting up and moving! Check out the full episode!

  • What do we mean by active or inactive lifestyle? (1:45)
  • Why are we exercising? The umbrella of all physical activity. (4:30)
  • Health issues around inactivity (8:00)
  • Looking at the BENEFITS of activity (11:00)
  • The science of physical reactions your body has when exercising (12:40)
  • Caloric expenditure and activity levels (15:00)
  • Weight regulation and activity in your life (18:00)
  • Activity is good for your muscle and bones. (19:00)
  • Activity is good for your energy levels (22:00)
  • Activity can reduce risk of chronic diseases (23:30)
  • Activity or exercise is good for skin health (26:00)
  • It can improve your sleep. QUALITY sleep. (28:00)
  • It can reduce chronic pain. (30:00)
  • Summarizing the physical benefits of activity and exercise. Long and short term results (32:00)
  • Mental Benefits of activity and exercise (37:00)
  • Help for depression, anxiety, and stress (39:00)
  • Improved self-esteem and self-confidence (45:00)
  • Better Sleep (47:40)
  • Brain Boost – LIteral Brain Growth (49:30)

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