Researchers concluded that exercise intolerance in ME/CFS is due to abnormal metabolism at the mitochondrial level. What this means for you is that, essentially, it’s as if your exercising at a higher altitude than what your body is used to. Ask any athlete who’s had to compete under those circumstances – it’s tough! Your muscles are deprived of oxygen and can’t function.
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Shivering ‘as good as exercise’ for producing brown fat
Scots just not bothered Saturday 8 February 2014 SCOTS who say they do http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm not have time to exercise are not always being honest, the chief medical officer has suggested. SCOTS who say they do not have time to exercise are not always being honest, the chief medical officer has suggested. Custom byline text: Andy Philip What they might really mean is they cannot be bothered, Sir Harry Burns told a conference on sport and exercise in Edinburgh. “Lots of young people say they do not have time to exercise, lots of people say they do not exercise for health reasons – that seems a bit paradoxical,” he said.
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Exercise? Scots just not bothered
“White fat transformation into brown fat could protect animals against diabetes, obesity and fatty liver. Glucose levels are lower in humans with more brown fat.” According to the investigators, approximately 50 g of white fat stores more than 300 kilocalories of energy, while 50 g of brown fat may burn up to 300 kilocalories a day. The researchers already knew that cold temperatures stimulate brown fat, causing it to burn more energy. But the underlying mechanisms were unknown. “When we are cold, we first activate our brown fat because it burns energy and releases heat to protect us.
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