Category Archives: Exercise

Exercise Stress: The Effects of Antioxidants

Antioxidants may have significant benefits to athletes. Exercise is a form of stress, and the detrimental effects of exercise, at least in the short term, may be a significant increase in the generation of free radicals and oxidative stress. This … Continue reading

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Fat Loss: Is Exercise Necessary?

Weight loss, actually fat loss, is an often misunderstood art. The general conception appears to be that exercise is required on some level in order to produce significant weight loss from the obese state. However, this may not be the … Continue reading

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The Exercise, Lactate, Testosterone Connection

Lactic acid is considered a waste product of cellular respiration. Lactic acid is produced in cells through the incomplete combustion of glucose following anaerobic glycolysis. Lactic acid accumulates in cells during metabolism and exercise greatly increases production, especially if it … Continue reading

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Creatine Monohydrate Stimulates Protein Synthesis

The most well known explanation for the performance enhancing effect of creatine monohydrate is that it allows improvements in energy metabolism by causing accumulation of creatine in skeletal muscle, which increases the buffering capacity for ATP. However, there may be … Continue reading

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Exercise and Diet: Effects on Mood

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Can Exercise Reduce Stress?

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Vitamin C Suppresses Cortisol

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Antioxidants and Exercise Stress

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Exercise and Testosterone

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Is Glucose Metabolism Dysfunction In Depression?

Stress is a significant factor in the development of depression. Evidence suggests that depressive symptoms are accompanied by real and detectable physiological changes. These changes may be caused by the stress hormone cortisol. One problem that may occur following chronic … Continue reading

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