Monday, March 12, 2012

Change Your DNA with Just 20 Minutes of Regular Exercise

New research shows that just 20 minutes of regular exercise can dramatically change a person's DNA. However, walking or other gentle exercise won't do it. Intensity is the key.
A series of experiments have revealed that just a few minutes of relatively strenuous exercise can dramatically change a person’s DNA.

The changes are not to the code of life itself, but to its ‘punctuation’. These chemicals activate, silence and crank up genes and their actions.

In the case of muscle, exercise appears to crank up the genes needed to burn fat and sugar and support the body. Read more

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