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Single Session of Exercise Alters 9,815 Blood Molecules

A Single Session of Exercise Alters 9,815 Molecules in Our Blood – The New York TimesBy Gretchen ReynoldsJune 10, 2020

Wow! The extensive molecular changes that occur during and after working out underscore how consequential activity is for our bodies and health.

When we exercise, the levels of thousands of substances in our bloodstream rise and drop, according to an eye-opening new study of the immediate, interior impacts of working out.

The study is the most comprehensive cataloging to date of the molecular changes that occur during and after exercise and underscores how consequential activity — and inactivity — may be for our bodies and health.    Continue reading