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We all know exercise is good for your body but doctors say it may also be good for your coping skills as well.

A new study looked at the link between a child’s stress hormone and their exercise routine.

Researchers asked a group of 8-year-olds to tell stories and work on math problems, which can be very stressful for most children.

Experts found that the children who were the most active had the lowest levels of Cortisol, which is a hormone that is released during times of stress.

They found that exercise can improve mental health by regulating that hormone.