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Influence of exercise intensity on systemic oxidative stress and antioxidant capacity

Influence of exercise intensity on systemic oxidative stress and antioxidant capacity. The aim of the current study was to examine the influence of exercise intensity on systemic oxidative stress (OS)

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Exercise is an antioxidant

Moderate exercise is an antioxidant: Upregulation of antioxidant genes by training Exercise causes oxidative stress only when exhaustive. Strenuous exercise causes oxidation of glutathione, release of

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Effect of supplementation with a cysteine donor on muscular performance

Effect of supplementation with a cysteine donor on muscular performance Oxidative stress contributes to muscular fatigue. GSH is the major intracellular antioxidant, the biosynthesis of which is dependent

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Supplemental Vitamin C Appears to Slow Racing Greyhounds

Supplemental Vitamin C Appears to Slow Racing Greyhounds During strenuous exercise, markers of oxidation increase and antioxidant capacity decreases. Antioxidants such as vitamin C may combat this oxidation

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Vitamin C may hamper exercise recovery

Ascorbic acid supplementation does not attenuate post-exercise muscle soreness following muscle-damaging exercise but may delay the recovery process. Exercise involving lengthening muscle actions, such

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Effect of resistance training and whey on body composition

The effect of whey isolate and resistance training on strength, body composition, and plasma glutamine. AbstractDifferent dietary proteins affect whole body protein anabolism and accretion and therefore,

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The atherogenic potential of dietary carbohydrate

The atherogenic potential of dietary carbohydrate. Kopp W.SourceUniv. Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Kopp, Diagnostikzentrum Graz, Mariatrosterstrasse 41, A-8043 Graz, Austria. wk@dzg.at AbstractOBJECTIVE:To investigate

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Testosterone, body composition and aging

Testosterone, body composition and aging. In addition to growth hormone (GH), sex hormones are important determinants of body composition. Aging is accompanied by a decrease in free testosterone levels

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Exercise vs inactivity

These are MRIs, which speak for themselves. Link. Personally, I’m not planning on ever being sedentary, especially after seeing these.

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Extremely short duration high intensity interval training substantially improves insulin action in young healthy males

Extremely short duration high intensity interval training substantially improves insulin action in young healthy males Background Traditional high volume aerobic exercise training reduces cardiovascular

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The sweet taste of death: glucose triggers apoptosis during yeast chronological aging

The sweet taste of death: glucose triggers apoptosis during yeast chronological aging. As time goes by, a postmitotic cell ages following a degeneration process ultimately ending in cell death. This phenomenon

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Natural history of celiac disease autoimmunity in a USA cohort

Natural history of celiac disease autoimmunity in a USA cohort followed since 1974. AbstractBACKGROUND:The natural history and the possible changes of celiac disease (CD) prevalence over time are still

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Normal adaptations to exercise despite protection against oxidative stress

Normal adaptations to exercise despite protection against oxidative stress. Higashida K, Kim SH, Higuchi M, Holloszy JO, Han DH.SourceDivision of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences, Washington University

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Glucose deprivation activates a metabolic and signaling amplification loop leading to cell death

Glucose deprivation activates a metabolic and signaling amplification loop leading to cell death The altered metabolism of cancer can render cells dependent on the availability of metabolic substrates

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Increasing testosterone by inhibiting aromatase

Kindke has an interesting post on an easy way to increase testosterone, through inhibiting the enzyme aromatase. This enzyme is responsible for converting testosterone (T) into estradiol. In the study

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Amino acid supplement improves “sub-health”, fatigue

Development of a complex amino acid supplement, Fatigue Reviva™, for oral ingestion: initial evaluations of product concept and impact on symptoms of sub-health in a group of males BackgroundA new dietary

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