In a study recently published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, researchers assessed the chronic stress levels of 200 Swedish workers and discovered physical responses ranging from nausea to heart disease. However, the study also demonstrated that exercise can reduce the effects of stress. While there is still debate about what time of day to exercise in order to gain the most benefits, the fact remains: want to reduce stress? Exercise. “How Exercise Makes Your Job Less Stressful,” time.com, November 3,2016.