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Exercise: Boost Your Metabolism, Burn Pounds With This "DNA Changer"

Exercise: Boost Your Metabolism, Burn Pounds With This "DNA Changer"

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  • New research shows that when healthy but inactive men and women exercise even briefly, it produces an immediate change in their DNA—early genetic events readying your body for creating muscle strength and increased fat burning
  • When it comes to boosting metabolism, increasing muscle mass, and maximizing fat burning, high intensity interval training has been identified as being one of the most effective. Previous research has shown that just 20 minutes of high intensity training, two to three times a week, can yield greater results than slow and steady conventional aerobics done five times a week
  • Exercise is like medicine, and should be “taken as prescribed” to optimize your health. Time, frequency and intensity are three important variables to keep in mind when creating your fitness program. And, while high intensity interval training is the most effective, you still need variety to reap maximum results. A well rounded fitness program would include all of the following: aerobic, anaerobic (interval training), strength training, core exercises, and stretching

By Dr. Mercola

New research published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that when healthy but inactive men and women exercise even briefly, it produces an immediate change in their DNAi.


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