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March 25, 2024 54 mins
It's well known that physical activity can improve your mental health. But how much exercise do you really need? What exercise is best for your psychological well-being? Can going for a walk really combat depression? Those are just some of the questions we'll cover with neurophysiologist Louisa Nicola. Louisa founded Neuro Athletics, a consulting firm that provides scientific strategies to help athletes and investors achieve peak performance. She's also the host of The Neuro Experience podcast where she talks about everything from brain health and neuroscience to longevity and peak performance. Some of the things she shares today are how much exercise you need for optimal mental health, the types of exercise that improve your psychological well-being, and the physical activities that will help you feel your best emotionally. Links & Resources Neuro Athletics Instagram — @LouisaNicola Podcast — The Neuro Experience with Louisa Nicola Subscribe to Mentally Stronger Premium — Get weekly bonus episodes, monthly bonus content, and cool gifts (like signed books)! Offers From Our Sponsors Babbel — Learn a new language fast. Get 50% off on a one-time payment for a lifetime Babbel subscription at Shopify — Sign up for a $1/month trial period at Quince — Go to for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. ZocDoc — Go to and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Factor — Head to FACTOR and use code mentallystronger50 to get 50% off. Connect with the Show Buy Amy's books on mental strength Connect with Amy on Instagram — @AmyMorinAuthor Email the show — Order 13 Things Mentally Strong Couples Don't Do Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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