Running gives you a break from whatever is going on in the wider world around you and provides a quiet, mindful experience. But the amazing gift that is running doesn't stop there — much more is at work in your brain. The stress-reducing effects of a good run are the work of endocannabinoids - a group of neurotransmitters that travel in and around the brain. Once they get into the brain, they have the ability to reduce feelings of stress. These chemicals are produced in higher-than-normal concentrations during your runs, and endocannabinoids are actively working to soothe your mind at the same time.
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