Can the Olympics inspire us to improve our mental health through exercise? – Life Matters

The whole apparatus of the Olympics rests on spectatorship. But without a physical audience this year, the vast majority are watching from home.

While that couch beckons us to watch another race, the Olympics might also help inspire us to get outside into the fresh air for our own exercise.

We look at how sport and exercise can improve our mental health, and how we might use the Olympics as motivation for our own physical activity

Guest:

Jeffrey Bond OAM, Former head psychologist at the Australian Institute of Sport and now private sports psychologist.



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