THE HAPPINESS EFFECT INFOGRAPHICResearch has revealed that walking briskly for around 35 minutes every day 5 times a week or 60 minutes every day 3 times a week clearly impacted mild to moderate depression symptoms. Other research revealed that taking part in 30 minutes of aerobic exercise 3 to 5 times per week decreased symptoms of mild to moderate depression approximately 50%.
This is what I found out by running cross country with anxiety issues. It was a constant battle between my mind, body, and the environment..just like any other runner would say. But with the anxiety....completing those miles meant so much to me.