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Walker's high?

Is it possible for a person to get an opiate-like high from merely walking? What pace and distance would they need to do?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:45 PM on Sep. 7, 2012 in Diet & Fitness

Answers (4)
  • i havent heard of the euphoria thing from walking but definitely running triggers the endorphins. i know walking helps alleviate headaches for me though and improves my overall mood, but i dont get the amazing feeling i get when i run/jog.

    Answer by tnm786 at 12:00 AM on Sep. 8, 2012

  • I get a hiker's high, so I can see how someone can get a walker's high. I think any exercise can do that.

    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:25 AM on Sep. 8, 2012

  • Yes
    Medium exertion (breathing hard, still able to speak)
    More than 20 mins at above pace

    Answer by feralxat at 9:28 AM on Sep. 8, 2012

  • I agree, exercise period will do that.

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:17 AM on Sep. 9, 2012

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