Working out is much like therapy and has a lot of the same effects. There are the obvious health benefits that come from a workout but has also been show to help reduce your chance of coronary heart disease, and diabetes. Working out can also improve your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. However, there are many benefits you can gain mentally from working out. People that workout on a regular basis tend to show a relief in stress and anxiety as well as an increase in good mood. Consistent working out is also great for helping you sleep more restfully and can help with better self esteem. So next time you are feeling anxious, depressed, not happy with yourself, try to get on a good workout regiment and see the benefits you can gain from treating you and your body right.