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𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: Only Cardio Releases Endorphins

𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆: Lifting Weights Will Lift Your Mood ⁣

Exercise is extremely important for both your mental and physical health. So how can pumping iron release endorphins and make you feel great?⁣


Workout endorphins are your body's response to the stress of exercise. Once you disrupt your bodies homeostatis and reach this level of stress, your body releases pain-relieving hormones (AKA endorphins) to calm itself and ease the stress level. ⁣


Compound strength training exercises, that utilize multiple muscles, like weighted squats, deadlifts and push ups, are best for releasing endorphins during and after your workout. (Hello legs track, chest track, back & butt track and others). This is because these compound exercises induce a high level of stress into your body. Your body in turn produces endorphins to ease the stress and get back to homeostasis - Giving you that feel good feeling during and after your workout.⁣


So grab those weights and head to a SURGE class! Your body 💪🏻 and your mood 😃 will thank you! ⁣


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