EXERCISE DOESN’T RELEASE ‘FEEL GOOD’ ENDORPHINS
We’re always being told this, but again, there is no scientific evidence for it, Dr Mosely told Ruth Langsford.
‘The endorphin molecules are simply too big to cross the blood-brain barrier.
‘I personally find exercise doesn’t boost my mood at all.’
Maybe that’s true, although I very much doubt it. But if it is then we’re going to need a new explanation of why opiates feel good, aren’t we? Given that they mimic the behaviour of endorphins and all…..