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RUN! of course! And, as quickly as you can. You don't waste time thinking about your decision..

It's like stepping into the road and suddenly noticing a car approaching. You quickly jump back onto the pavement.


What makes you do it? What changes you from a fruit picker into an athlete?


Our bodies have evolved to react quickly to danger. Like any animal, a deer or a rabbit, we react to danger signs. When the brain notices danger it sends nerve impulses to the adrenal glands to release adrenaline, a hormone. Adrenaline makes our heart pump faster and stronger to...

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