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Runner's High

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After a certain point in a workout, when you've been exercising for more than usual and for a continuous stretch in time, your body will release endorphins, or feel-good chemicals, that result in a feeling of happiness that some people call a "Runner's High." Recent research in Germany his proven this phenomenon.

  1. 1. What does a body release after exercise?
    1. a. Serotonin
    2. b. Adrenaline
    3. c. Endorphins
  2. 2. What are endorphins?
    1. a. Sweat
    2. b. Tired chemicals
    3. c. Feel-good chemicals
  3. 3. What country has done recent research on the Runner's High?
    1. a. Germany
    2. b. France
    3. c. England