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The Joy of Movement

How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage

by Kelly McGonigal

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The Joy of Movement
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How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage
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Kelly McGonigal

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The author of The Willpower Instinct introduces a surprising science-based book that doesn't tell us why we should exercise but instead shows us how to fall in love with movement.

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In a new book The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage, author Kelly McGonigal argues that we should look beyond weight loss to the many social and emotional benefits of exercise. Boris Austin/Getty Images hide caption

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