7 thoughts on “Treat Depression Naturally with Strength Training

  • April 20, 2015 at 11:25 am

    The study you refer to as showing strength training relieves depression is about aerobic exercise relieving depression and doesn’t mention strength training at all??

    • April 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm

      Thanks, Mike! I will update my article with this information. Much appreciated!

      • May 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

        You’re welcome šŸ™‚

  • August 13, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    Hi John,

    Loved your article because I have experienced the power of strength training first hand to help with treatment resistant depression.

    I always thought of strength training for building muscle, now I realize that strength training can build the invisible muscles of better mood, more confidence and mental strength.

    I would like to help others as well. Do you recommend ACE as a good certification?


    • August 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm

      Hi, Rich,

      Glad you liked! ACE is great. NASM is also very good.

  • April 21, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    This is exactly what I have been looking for to help my son. Do you know of anyone involved with this near Columbia sc?


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