Running Beats The Western Diet

Running Beats The Western Diet The hypothalamus region of your brain produces hunger hormones, and a high-fat Western style diet can promote inflammation, which might trigger hormone production and lead to metabolic issues over time. Running has been shown to support metabolic health, and a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior showed how regular moderate intensity treadmill running can reduce the degree of hypothalamic inflammation lab mice experienced after consuming a high-fat diet.

True Strength Moment: While no one is suggesting that you can eat anything you want if you're willing to take up jogging, it might be comforting to know that the benefits of running off an occasional cheat meal might extend beyond calorie burning. Read today's Performance Blog at for recent research into how resistance training weighs in on mental alertness.
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