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Exercise Reduces the Urge to Smoke


Craving a cigarette? Try hitting the gym. Researchers found that short bouts of exercise reduce people's desire to smoke, by a large amount. It's unclear why this works so well, though it may be that exercise acts as a distraction or boosts the mood without nicotine. The evidence suggests aerobic exercise may kick cravings better than strength training, but more research is needed for verification.
Source: Addiction, published online Aug. 2, 2012


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