Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

Lesson: don’t stop.  Good to know.

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

George Dvorsky | August 17, 2015 | io9

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August 25, 2015 Posted by | fitness, health | , , | Leave a comment

To build muscle, it’s not what you eat, but when

Good to know — to build (and maintain) your muscles, eat protein throughout the day rather than all at once.  From the Globe and Mail, Dec 22, 2013:

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

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December 27, 2013 Posted by | diet, health | | 1 Comment

Price paid for big muscles

Sounds like there are some disadvantages to having a highly muscled body.  Good reminder that there are trade-offs for everything.

From The Economist, August 27, 2009:

Sexual selection in humans

Mr Muscle

The price and privilege of beefcake
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September 30, 2009 Posted by | evolution, health | , , | Leave a comment