Inverse: Brains of lazy people reveal why humans can’t help avoiding exercise

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Each day, when people contemplate working out, their brains wage an inner battle: to exercise or not to exercise? This has long been written off as a moral battle between laziness and discipline, but new research published in Neuropsychologia suggests that it’s a neural one. The choice to work out, the paper argues, is a conflict between the brain’s most basic instincts and the relentless desire for self-improvement. (October 10, 2018)

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