Health And Fitness

A Little Bit of Basic Info on the Digestive System

A Little Bit of Basic Info on the Digestive System

Physiological homeostasis basically refers to the dynamic constancy or equilibrium of parameters found in the human body (Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis). The digestive system contributes to physiological homeostasis by using helpful bacteria; there are about 500 different kinds of helpful bacteria found in the human body. They assist with the digestion of food, help …

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Rethinking Weekly Long Runs

Rethinking Weekly Long Runs: In Marathon Training, Should Runners Run Longest Distance Each Week?

Half marathon training plan, marathon and ultra marathon training programs virtually always stress the importance of weekly long runs. Half marathon runners need to work up to about ten mile training runs. Runners training for marathons increase the distance of their weekly long runs to twenty, or slightly more, miles. Runners training for ultra marathons …

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Why do Foods High in Protein Promote Muscle Growth

Why do Foods High in Protein Promote Muscle Growth?

Macro Nutrients such as proteins, fats, and carbohydrates are essential for our body’s overall functions. But among these three proteins are more vital than the other two. Proteins are the basic parts of muscles, hairs, and all parts of the body are manufactured with basic units of proteins. The wonderful thing about proteins is that …

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