Exercise can help with constipation
Many types of exercise may be helpful in reducing the symptoms of chronic constipation. Exercise can help by causing food to move through the digestive system more efficiently.
Source: Johannesson E, Simrén M, Strid H, Bajor A and Sadik R: Physical activity improves symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Gastroenterol 106: 915 922, 2011.