What Happens To Our Brains During Exercise (And Why It Makes Us Happier) | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

What happens to our brains when we exercise or go for a walk.


"BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor).and endorphins are the reasons exercise makes us feel so good. The somewhat scary part is that they have a very similar and addictive behaviour like morphine, heroin or nicotine. The only difference? Well, it’s actually good for us."

Via Kevin Simpson, Gina Stepp