Do you workout when your depressed?

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Dec 1, 2014 12:50am
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My girlfriend dumped me yesterday but that aint stopping me from working out even better the workout helps me relieve stress... Any of you agree?

01 Dec
Ditto
02 Dec
Man I get depressed if I DONT workout...most therapist would recommend working out for depression (amongst other things)!!!
03 Dec
I started working out to help with my depression. Its defiantly helped. :)
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13 Posts
Dec 1, 2014 1:34am
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when my chronic depression isnt at it's peak...and im just upset about something...I go even harder.

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Dec 1, 2014 3:52am
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Absolutely it helps so much!!

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49 Posts
Dec 1, 2014 3:56am
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Oh hell yeah it does working out is the medicine for depression!

01 Dec
Agree with u
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364 Posts
Dec 1, 2014 3:59am
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Oh for sure!

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Dec 1, 2014 5:03am
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Depends on what I'm depressed about. Most of the time I would work out.

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72 Posts
Dec 1, 2014 3:14pm
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Listen if i couldn't work out i would be depressed!!!

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807 Posts
Dec 2, 2014 8:11am
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I'll workout even if an earthquake just happened. Thou shall not miss leg day!

02 Dec
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Dec 2, 2014 3:32pm
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Working out is really a medicine for depression and anxiety, When you exercise, your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of pain.

Endorphins also trigger a positive feeling in the body, similar to that of morphine. For example, the feeling that follows a run or workout is often described as "euphoric." That feeling, known as a "runner's high," can be accompanied by a positive and energizing outlook on life.

Endorphins act as analgesics, which means they diminish the perception of pain. They also act as sedatives. They are manufactured in your brain, spinal cord, and many other parts of your body and are released in response to brain chemicals called neurotransmitters.

Now train harder!!!

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Dec 2, 2014 11:42pm
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Working out is the cure. Its xanax its prozac... its the most under-utilized anti-depressant there is

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