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What is runners high and how do I know if I experienced it?

What is runners high and how do I know if I experienced it? Runners High is experienced mostly by those who run longer distances.  What is it exactly? The constant impact of running will break down muscle tissue and help us become more able to endure longer runs. The runners high is the elated good feeling experienced after exercise and it lasts usually a few hours. It has been said to be caused by endorphins produced by the body but the effect may be more complex than most people realize. I found this great article that discusses Runners High and Read More »