Apparently Going for a Run Could Rescue You from an Emotional Rollercoaster.
sobfest and hit the track.
WHAT’S A RUNNER’S HIGH?
For the study, a group of 80 individuals (half men, half women) were randomly assigned to either run at a moderate pace for 30 minutes, or spend the same amount of time stretching.
Before and after each activity, they all took an online survey to rate their mood, too. Next, participants were shown clips from a super sad movie, The Champ, followed by the feel-good movie When Harry Met Sally
It’s that kind of treadmill misuse that creates boredom, and hints at other mistakes you’re already making, says Siik who wants you to “strip everything down to understand what your workout is to begin with.”
Sitting is good – you don’t get tired if you go for a long sit, and it’s more difficult to injure yourself.
Running! If there’s any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can’t think of what it might be. In running the mind flees with the body, the mysterious efflorescence of language seems to pulse in the brain, in rhythm with our feet and the swinging of our arms.