Letshego Zulu
3 minute read
7 Feb 2022
8:08 am

How ending workouts by meditating go hand in hand

Letshego Zulu

The two practices have the same effect on our bodies and brains

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Research and studies have proven that both exercise and meditation help combat depression and anxiety in nearly the same way. They help people feel happier, relaxed and more in control. Exercise involves physical activity, sweating and hardcore heart rates, whereas meditation is an easy, quiet activity in which we barely move. How can these two practices actually have the same effect on our bodies and brains? We’re going to look at the similarities between exercise and meditation, and how it actually makes sense to lump the two together when pursuing a more well-rounded and peaceful lifestyle, ultimately connecting to the...