According to a recent research conducted in Scotland taking a brisk walk could keep depression at bay! Numerous earlier researchers has showed how vigorous exercise can lessen the symptoms of depression but that is the first time that a research shows that even less strenuous ones can help stave off depression. About one in 10 people suffer from depression at some point of their lives. Though the condition can be treated with drugs for mild symptoms docs normally prescribe exercise. How any form of exercise helps with depression is unclear. A previous study showed that testosterone could help beat depression.