Unmotivated To Exercise? Dopamine Could Be To Blame

Unmotivated To Exercise? Dopamine Could Be To Blame


Most of them wish to exercise or workout on regular basis but fail to do so due to unknown reasons!! Regular physical activities have numerous benefits on our health. It is one of the best ways to reduce weight, reduces the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart-related diseases and cancer. Regular physical activities also help to have a good mental health!!

However regular exercising remains as a mission incomplete as there are no ends for tomorrows and various resolutions for the same!! If you are thinking too much about breaking your promise every time you make it, then you need not be blamed!! The reason for the same has been established after thorough study and the result is explained hereunder –

Studies were conducted on mice and it was derived that absence of Dopamine is related to exercise laziness or decreased motivation to exercise!! The absence of Dopamine is also related to obesity!! Thus increase in Dopamine will motivate you to exercise!!

There are a few conditions, wherein willpower overcomes the deficiency and motivates you to exercise on regular basis. The exact correlation between the two is not yet established!!

Thus if you are not able to work out as you planned, then don’t blame yourself; blame your dopamine levels!!

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