The Runner’s High – you are destined to enjoy exercise

March 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

So we are made for running marathons after all? Or just long walks?

The team publish their discovery that animals that evolved for endurance exercise benefit from endocanabinoids while animals that did not don’t experience the pleasures, leading them to propose that natural selection used the endocanabinoid system to motivate endurance exercise in humans.

via Conditioning Research: The Runner’s High – you are destined to enjoy exercise.

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