253: How Exercise Makes You Happy

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"Happiness lies, first of all, in health" - George William Curtis

Everyone has heard of a runners high, but how many people actually know what that means.  Today I will discuss the physiological specifics of the brain after you exercise.  It won't be too hard core biology but it will be fascinating.

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Topics Discussed in this Episode

  • What endorphins are
  • How BDNF is responsible for your mood
  • When the best time to work out is

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Question of the Day

When was the last time you moved you felt a profound change in your attitude due to moving your body by exercising?

Action of the Day

Spend at leas 15 Minutes in an activity that you have never previously played

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