Where Does Exercise Euphoria Come From?

Breaking down the biochemistry of the runner’s high

My brain is bathed in a wash of sunny colour. Hums and harmonies course through my bloodstream. My whole body is tingling with well-being. It’s a full half-hour since I stopped running but my body and brain are still swimming in blissful after-effects.

Photo by Alessio Soggetti on Unsplash

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Amy Streator Wilson

Amy Streator Wilson

Interested in everything and everyone… yet hiking, travel, mountains, space, sustainability and the power of compromise really float my boat