Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

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  • Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapanwww.fitnessprofessionalonline.comMore and more people are discovering the joy of running. But how many of us realize that there is more than a surface reason we run?

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comWe have been created physically, emotionally, and psychologically to run.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comOur brain is a wonderful machine made of many different parts. The subconscious, or reflex, brain is where our stimulus response is triggered.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comNew patterns can be learned such as running, an activity we do continually over and over until it becomes a habit. Mental skills also can be used to overcome a variety of situations.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comPositive self-talk and affirmations can be used to block out pain during the tough parts of races.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comThe front lobe, or the conscious brain, is the newer part of the brain and allows the runner to understand, plan and enjoy what they are doing, and experience the joy of runningand the positive emotions it creates.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comThe left brain is in the front cortex and controls logic, judgment, language, math, and other areas. This part of the brain is triggered and that is why so many runners experience their best ideas while running.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comThe right brain is a non-verbal, unconscious circuit that connects areas of creativity and intuition.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comReceptors send and receive information, and ligands are secreted by the body to send and receive information aboutemotions, beliefs, and behavior that can change our attitude.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comRunning is always a mood changer and rarely are runners negative after a run.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

  • www.fitnessprofessionalonline.comKeeping your focus, relaxing, and enjoying the journey will improve your performance but also help you enjoy your run as you go about your journey.Training Your Brain: A Guide to the Reasons We Run

    ByChristina Chapan

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