Health - Wellness
How To Get That Post-Gym Endorphin Rush Without
Working Out
Your endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a communication network made up of cells and cell receptors throughout your system. Naturally created by your body, endocannabinoids have been known to help alleviate pain, support healthy digestion, regulate your immune system, boost your mood, and aid in sleep quality.
Endocannabinoids may also be the true reason behind the infamous "runner's high." Research has shown that this blissed-out feeling you can get may have to do more with the endocannabinoids that flood your system during a workout rather than endorphins.
If you're not able to get to the gym, however, you can still flood your system with some feel-good endocannabinoids. Cannabinoids, found in cannabis and hemp plants, attach to the receptors within your ECS, giving you the same flood of euphoria that a hard workout provides.