We've all heard that running is good for our cardiovascular fitness, helps with weight control, tunes up our muscles and strengthens our bones. Did you know that it also does great things for your brain?
Of course you have - remember "runners' high'? That's the release of endorphins, a type of neurotransmitter or chemical messenger that works on nerve cells (neurons) which connect with each other throughout the body. They control your thoughts and how you move.