Myth Busters #52

Why Does It hurt So Bad But Feel So Good?

Studies have shown that exercising above 70% of you maximum results in an increase in the levels of endorphins in your blood. Endorphins are hormones that act as your body’s own pain reliever. This has been credited as the reason why many people often experience changes of mood after an intense bout of exercise. So if you are stressed, upset or angry try and have a hard work out and get rid of that pent up frustration. A boxing workout is a great way to release some stress so combining that with an endorphin release will surely get you feeling great.

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