Exercise fires up our (ADHD) brains like nature’s drug. It is one of the basic ways we manage our ADHD and related challenges such as Emotional Regulation and Depression.
The increased dopamine produced through exercise can help improve attention and focus in people with challenges related to ADHD. Exercise also produces endorphins to make you feel great – which helps to regulate mood and combat depression.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body,
it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
John F. Kennedy
However, despite knowing the benefits, I am what can easily be referred to as a ‘reluctant’ exerciser. I have never met a burpie I liked. When working out with others, my frequent sarcastic jokes are thinly disguised complaints. Continue Reading…