Runner's Life
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Runner's Life

Debunking the ‘Runner’s High’

It’s real, but we’ve been fed false information.

Photo by Cam Adams on Unsplash

The runner’s high describes the euphoric state resulting from long-distance running. It’s the highly coveted sensation of overcoming the rigor of endurance activity. Many will describe this experience as ‘finding their rhythm’ or locking into a ‘flow state’.

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David Liira, Kin.

David Liira, Kin.

Kinesiologist. Writing on health and the human condition. Clap and I clap back. www.davidliira.com