Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Stress Hormone-Muscle Repair-Cortisol-Sports-Snack

Weight-Loss Tip: Upgrade Your Post-Workout Snack! Sports scientists have long ad...

Weight-Loss Tip: Upgrade Your Post-Workout Snack! Sports scientists have long advocated having a bite after exercising to help promote muscle repair. An even more compelling reason: less belly fat. Exercise activates cortisol, a stress hormone that gives you that extra surge to push until the end of spin class, says sims. But lingering in that state for too long can backfire; cortisol not only inhibits the muscle-repair process but also alters your metabolism so that your body stores more calories as fat (typically in the abdominal region) instead of burning them off. More weight-loss tips: http://ow.ly/9l008 read more..

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Most abdominal exercise machines built for home use provide resistance through a band around the flywheel. Some high end and commercial elliptical cross trainers use magnetic resistance. In addition, the direction of the leg movement can also be reversed to be able to work out a different set of muscles. In other words, it is easy to get a complete body workout just by changing some machine settings.

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