Researchers found that adults who exercised outside of work had 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health per month on average, compared with those who never exercised. However, the findings in The Lancet Psychiatry, based on survey data from more than 1.2 million US adults, showed that those who exercised for more than 90 minutes per session experienced smaller reductions in poor mental health days than those who exercised from 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
Physical activity tied to improved mental health, study finds
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