We all know that in an ideal world, everyone would be getting the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommended 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity per week and twice weekly strength exercise sessions. However, for those that don't or can't follow these guidelines, is there a point to encouraging even a very small amount of activity? 

One study published recently in the Journal of Happiness Studies shows that physical activity and happiness show a positive relationship, and that "as little as 10-min physical activity per week or 1 day of doing exercise per week might result in increased levels of happiness" in addition to what is already known about decreasing the risk of developing depression and anxiety.

Read the article here.

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