The true panacea, exercise really is good for everything. A recent systematic review by Passos et al. (2012) looked at all the studies on sleep and exercise that were published between 1983 and 2011.
For those of us working on mindfulness skills, it can be helpful to mix mindfulness exercises into our daily routines. These "mini exercises" can help us to incorporate what we learn in formal exercise in our daily lives.
Everyone knows how important exercise is. It reduces our risk of several diseases, improves our fitness and improves our mood. So why do so few of us (myself included) get in the recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week?
Life gets in the way.