Your Genes May Be Responsible for Whether You Love or Hate Exercising
Rodney Dishman, a lead researcher and a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia, believes that most people receive a mental reward from exercising like increased level of dopamine, but some people apparently don’t get the benefit because of genes that interfere with the release of dopamine.
Professor Dishman says: “Variation in genes for dopamine receptors, as well as some other neural signaling genes, help explain why about 25% of the participants drop out of exercise or don’t exercise at the recommended amount.”
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