The Brain Does What The Body Tells It To Do!

Nice insights into exercise and its impact on the brain. Check out my Page – Important Facts About Your Brain (and Exercise Benefits) for more information.

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Tony

Exercise is my life… Exercise is my friend… Exercise is my cure… 

When I am sad, I exercise…

When I am happy, I exercise…

When I want happiness, I exercise…

Exercising… It is the answer to all my life’s problems.

Why? Let’s take a look at it more deeply.

What triggers happiness in our brain when we exercise?

What triggers happiness in our brain when we exercise? Let’s take a look!

Endorphins are released when we exercise. More precisely,

If you start exercising, your brain recognizes this as a moment of stress. As your heart pressure increases, the brain thinks you are either fighting the enemy or fleeing from it. To protect yourself and your brain from stress, you release a protein called BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor). This BDNF has a protective and also reparative element to your memory neurons and acts as a reset switch. That’s why we often…

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