Selena uses exercise to help reduce anxiety and depression
For Selina Martin, being active has helped her cope with depression and anxiety.
She has been attending Booticamp Babes ladies-only fitness classes in Ripley for four years, and despite struggling with her mental health for a couple of years, she says that exercise has always helped to clear her mind.
The 34-year-old, from Belper, has now also started running.
Selina sad: "A couple of years ago a lot started to happen in my life that made me very depressed and anxious that bad things would happen and I ended up on anti-depressants.
"The support of everyone is fantastic and I really don't know what I would do if I didn't have the support of all the lovely ladies who attend and the trainers. I'm still battling my depression but things are turning a corner and I'm getting back on track with booti and with running.
"I really do think exercise is a good idea for anyone and I would say to people who are thinking about doing something then do it, you really will reap the benefits. I honestly do not know where I would be without my exercise it really has helped to clear my mind and meet lots of lovely people."
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