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SHANECODER SparkPoints: (22,118)
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3/11/13 7:22 P

That explains why a quick walk around the building at work helps so much in the afternoon!

KIMBERLY19732 Posts: 287
3/11/13 6:31 P

I totally believe that!

LIZ-GS SparkPoints: (25,587)
Fitness Minutes: (8,936)
Posts: 549
3/11/13 3:08 P

I'm giving up the elevator & walking the 3 flights. I give myself bonus points (i.e., a pat on the back) whenever I use the restroom on a different floor & use the stairs.

Never give up.
: ) Liz
DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
3/11/13 1:12 P

fully agree. feel so much better after exercising.

ZENANDNOW SparkPoints: (55,911)
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3/11/13 1:07 P

Just two minutes of activity raises your heart rate and increases the body's production of neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin -- the same substances increased by antidepressants.

* John J. Ratey, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and author of "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" (Little, Brown), quoted in Prevention magazine.

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