Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats
Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats
In long-distance, physically taxing events, the amount of energy athletes can expend appears to peak at about 2.5 times their metabolic resting rate—a maximum likely dictated by how many calories they can digest.
Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats
Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats

In long-distance, physically taxing events, the amount of energy athletes can expend appears to peak at about 2.5 times their metabolic resting rate—a maximum likely dictated by how many calories they can digest.

In long-distance, physically taxing events, the amount of energy athletes can expend appears to peak at about 2.5 times their metabolic resting rate—a maximum likely dictated by how many calories they can digest.

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People at Rest Burn More Calories in the Afternoon
People at Rest Burn More Calories in the Afternoon
Shawna Williams | Nov 8, 2018
Circadian rhythms heavily influence how our bodies use energy, a small study suggests.