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Exercise – The Feel Good Drug

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We’ve all heard about it, and hopefully you’ve experienced it. That ‘high’ you get when you exercise. But what is it and how can you get more?! The body releases many different types of hormones in response to a workout: glucagon, insulin, cortisol, thyroxine, growth hormone, testosterone, just to name a few. One of the… Read More

More Protein, More Muscle…

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We can spend a lot of effort working out how to build muscle. Muscles adapt and respond to exercise by switching on genes that signal for more protein to be laid down almost immediately after exercise is finished. Protein in the muscle is made up of bonds of amino acids, which come from protein in… Read More