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Wed Jul 31, 2013, 01:08 PM

How Exercise Changes Fat and Muscle Cells

Exercise promotes health, reducing most people’s risks of developing diabetes and growing obese. But just how, at a cellular level, exercise performs this beneficial magic — what physiological steps are involved and in what order — remains mysterious to a surprising degree.

Several striking new studies, however, provide some clarity by showing that exercise seems able to drastically alter how genes operate.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/31/how-exercise-changes-fat-and-muscle-cells/?hp&_r=0

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elleng Jul 2013 OP
Raffi Ella Aug 2013 #1
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Thu Aug 1, 2013, 01:11 PM

1. Very interesting.

"Remarkably, these methylation patterns can be passed on to offspring – a phenomenon known as epigenetics.

What is particularly fascinating about the methylation process is that it seems to be driven largely by how you live your life."

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Sun Oct 6, 2013, 12:02 PM

2. we can change our body as we like

Genetic side is a promising way to find solutions to our fitness problems . Man is genetically pre-determined, but its growth potential is unlimited. with exercises, we can change our body as we like, but without a proper diet it's impossible to do that.

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