Meet Mr. Endorphin, Your New BFF!Aug 22, 2018
Needing extra motivation for fat and weight loss? It’s time you met Mr. Endorphin. We think you’re gonna love him.
Name: Mr. Endorphin
Occupation: Bringing euphoria and daily happiness to the masses
- Stress fighter
- Depression reducer
- Sleep improver
- Self-image booster
- Anxiety defeater
- Pain regulator
Location: Your brain. Also likes to run through your nervous system.
Mr. Endorphin is the kind of friend who is always around, but needs a little encouragement. You know who I’m talking about. It’s that friend that seems quiet and reserved, but is really the funniest and most uplifting person you know. That’s Mr. Endorphin.
Examples of things you do that will encourage his appearance:
- Killing it in the gym
- Building strength, speed, and power
Mr. Endorphin loves aerobic and anaerobic exercise. According to scientific data, lactate concentration created by anaerobic exercise produces endorphins. Similarly, in aerobic exercise, the lactate production and elimination produces endorphins.
In Plain English:
When you exercise, Mr. Endorphin is your best friend. He’ll make you feel happier and less stressed, equip you to better face life, and give you a dose of euphoria without any side effects.
Exercising will make you feel better, and that’s a scientific fact. You should incorporate moderate exercise into your life at least three times a week. Once you start to develop a friendship with Mr. Endorphin, I think you’ll want to see him more often.
*A Brainy Tip:
If you loved learning about the role your brain plays in exercise and happiness, learn more about how your brain impacts hunger by going here.