10 Small Steps to Stay Active This Winter

Author: Samantha Rogers is a marketing and communications specialist under contract with the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).


Depression: Start and stick with a regular exercise program

Depression: start a regular exercise program

Start and Stick with a Regular Exercise Program

Exercising the equivalent of brisk walking for about 35 minutes, 4 to 6 days a week, can reduce depression symptoms and help you feel better and more like your old self.

Swimming, bike riding, and other regular activities that utilize the large muscle groups in continuous motion for 35 minutes are also good.

PTSD: Get regular exercise

PTSD and regular exercise

Get Regular Exercise

There are many reasons why exercise is helpful for people with symptoms of PTSD. Here are the recommended exercise guidelines:

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