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Re: Excessive Exercise Can Be Addicting

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avatar Excessive Exercise Can Be Addicting
August 19, 2009 04:42PM
ScienceDaily (Aug. 18, 2009) — Although exercise is good for your health, extreme exercise may be physically addicting. Rats given a drug that produces withdrawal in heroin addicts went into withdrawal after running excessively in exercise wheels, according to new research. Rats that ran the hardest had the most severe withdrawal symptoms.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090817143600.htm
avatar Re: Excessive Exercise Can Be Addicting
August 19, 2009 04:49PM
I believe there was a similar study done with chickens.

Jim
avatar Re: Excessive Exercise Can Be Addicting
August 20, 2009 07:11AM
Chickon Boo just goes along for the ride. Lazy bird!

avatar Re: Excessive Exercise Can Be Addicting
August 20, 2009 08:55AM
The pink one did not participate in the study; said it was "beneath" him. Does sound like a lazy excuse.

Jim
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