workout facts

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The ‘burn’ that you feel during an intense workout is the build up of lactic acid in your muscles.
That exact same lactic acid is actually the preferred energy source to be used by your heart.
Lactic acid may be uncomfortable, but is certainly not the bad guy!

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Exercise suppresses appetite immediately afterward, however increases it later on in the day.
Oh exercise, you truly are amazing.

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Valine, Leucine, and Isoleucine are some of the three most important Amino Acids for muscle synthesis. These three in particular can contribute up to 10% of energy during a moderate to high intensity workout. That’s why they’re heavily including in BCAA mixtures.

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Hypertrophy of a muscle involves the actual increase in contractile proteins. This results in increased muscle strength. However, this takes about 6-8 months of continuous training to develop, where as neuromuscular connections improve much sooner, with in 4-6 months.