Friday, April 27, 2012

Runner's High Like Smoking Dope

According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, "humans had shown significantly increased levels of endocannabinoids after running. So had the dogs, suggesting, for the first time, that they, too, experience a runner’s high (The Evolution of Runner's High) smoke? Endocannabinoids are natural compounds within the human body that are essentially identical to medicinal compounds found in cannabis


  1. I agree. I experience a natural high after exercise. Thanks for the information. I never knew this stuff. What's the dogs' answer?

    J. Harp
    writer @ pedometer reviews

  2. Dogs love to run. This may explain part of the reason.