The 365 Challenge

Exercising 3 times a week could lower the risk of depression by 16%
A recent study by University College London found that exercising 3 times a week could lower the risk of depression by 16%.
(Women’s Running, 2015)
Exercise appears to be as good as pharmacological interventions
Exercise appears to be as good as pharmacological interventions across a range of conditions, such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.
(Psychology Today, 2018)
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigour
"It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigour."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Participation in regular physical activity can increase our self-esteem and reduce stress and anxiety
Participation in regular physical activity can increase our self-esteem and reduce stress and anxiety.
(Mental Health Foundation, 2019)
1 in 5 older adults experience mental health concerns that aren’t a normal part of aging. Exercising the mind and body is good for the wellbeing of older people.
1 in 5 older adults experience mental health concerns that aren’t a normal part of aging. Exercising the mind and body is good for the wellbeing of older people.
(LIFE Senior Services, 2019)
If you’re struggling with depression, consider trying dance as a form of therapy
If you’re struggling with depression, consider trying dance as a form of therapy! Dance is proven to help reduce anxiety & depression across a variety of ages.
(MindWise, 2019)

The 365 Challenge

David Baum

The 365 Challenge was created in August 2016 to raise awareness of mental health and Post–Traumatic Stress Disorder through exercise. We are now changing from an awareness campaign to a charity. The aim is to raise £1 million over the next 5 years in order support anyone suffering from mental health issues. read more