What Causes Obesity – Excess Calories or Excess Carbohydrates? » Science for Fitness – Fitness Article

What Causes Obesity – Excess Calories or Excess Carbohydrates? » Science for Fitness One of the the biggest (if not THE biggest) points of contention in the health and fitness industries is whether excess calories or excess carbohydrates are responsible for high levels of obesity in the United States. Calories In/Calories Out proponents: Those in this camp say a calorie is a calorie and that thermodynamics is the driver. That is, if you eat more calories than you expend, you’re…

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Eating Does a Runner Good – Running Fitness Article

Just read an article about how exercising before breakfast burns more fat. Article makes it sound like it’s new news. Heard this for a long time. Problem is that people will just read the headlines and then start running on an empty stomach. It’s true that when you run on an empty stomach, your body will use up any remaining glycogen (carb) stores and then begin to burning fat. Nothing wrong with that. However, what a runner has to ask…

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