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.

energy expenditure
Study: Microglia Tied to Weight Gain in Mice
Study: Microglia Tied to Weight Gain in Mice
Aggie Mika | Jul 5, 2017
Just by activating these immune cells in the brain, scientists could make mice eat more and burn fewer calories.