13 Oct '17, 12am

Why You Can't Remember a Darn Thing After Running! #TheRoadAhead

Why You Can't Remember a Darn Thing After Running! #TheRoadAhead

Head in the clouds? Do you suffer from serious brain fog after logging miles? Your absent-mindedness isn’t just due to tiredness. Have you ever completed a run only to feel completely out of it? And not physically out of it, but mentally. You can’t remember, for the life of you, what you needed to get from the grocery store or, worse, which freeway you’re supposed to take home. Don’t worry. This is actually normal. But this isn’t just due to general exhaustion or tiredness after running. Let’s dive in, shall we? Your Brain on Running When you run – especially when you really exert yourself or run for a long distance – your body’s glycogen stores can become depleted. This often results in bonking and overall physical exhaustion. But, because your brain relies heavily on glucose to fuel cellular activities , this depletion of glycogen affects your brain, too, causing foggine...

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