Endorphins

You know how they always say you feel great after exercising? I always thought that was a ruse because you always feel horrible exercising and you need some reason to do it and get through it.  But... I am learning that there is a really something to the claim.  It’s not only psychological but there are real physical explanations for this phenomenon and the center around endorphins.

The principal function of endorphins is to inhibit the transmission of pain signals; they may also produce a feeling of euphoria very similar to that produced by other opioids.

Endorphins are produced by the central nervous system. They consist of two parts: endo- and -orphin; these are short forms of the words endogenous and morphine, Intended to

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