+ + + 3 BRANDNEW NewsTickers for your Website! + + + easy configurable in less than 1 Minute + + + GET'EM NOW! + + +

   Home | Join | Submit News | MyShortNews | HighScores | FAQ'S | Forums 0 Users Online   
                 02/11/2016 11:39 AM  
  ShortNews Search
search all Channels
RSS feeds
   Top News Science
Fish Populations Across World´s Oceans Contaminated With Toxic Pollutants
more News
out of this Channel...
  ShortNews User Poll
Are you excited about the holiday season?
  Latest Events
02/11/2016 11:24 AM
dolcevita receives 100 Points for News Submission of 'Vatican: Bishops Do Not Have to Report Child Abuse'
02/11/2016 11:03 AM
dolcevita receives 100 Points for News Submission of 'Suicide Bombers Kill 58 in Nigerian Refugee Camp'
02/11/2016 10:39 AM
dolcevita receives 100 Points for News Submission of 'Carly Fiorina Drops Out of Presidential Race'
02/11/2016 10:03 AM
dolcevita receives 100 Points for News Submission of 'Lonely Planet Names Top U.S. Locations for 2016'
02/11/2016 03:56 AM
edie receives 20 Points for very good Assessment of 'British Businessman Sells Fresh Air to the Chinese'
02/11/2016 03:55 AM
dolcevita receives 20 Points for very good Assessment of 'Trump, Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries'
02/10/2016 01:53 PM
valkyrie123 receives 20 Points for Comment about 'British Businessman Sells Fresh Air to the Chinese'
02/10/2016 12:11 PM
dolcevita receives 100 Points for News Submission of 'Trump, Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries'
  2.582 Visits   1 Assessments  Show users who Rated this:
Quality:Very Good
Back to Overview  
09/06/2011 05:34 PM ID: 90737 Permalink   

Study Shows That Genes Are Responsible for Exercising


Genes could give the answer why some people like to work out and others don´t. If a certain gene is missing, mice don´t want to run anymore, as researchers from McMaster University found out.

The researches divided the mice in two groups and removed two genes in one the groups. "While the normal mice could run for miles, those without the genes in their muscle could only run the same distance as down the hall and back," said Gregory Steinberg.

Especially for couch potatoes this study could be important. "As we remove activity from our lives due to emerging technologythat is reducing the mitochondria in people´s muscles. This in turn makes it so much harder for people to start exercising," said Steinberg.

    WebReporter: ght22 Show Calling Card      
ASSESS this news: BLOCK this news. Reason:
  I Concur..  
I was so much more active and athetic before I got into IT. Now I am a couch potato who needs to sleep 14 hours a day and I get sleepy around 10:30am and 3:00pm...
  by: Allanthar     09/06/2011 06:12 PM     
I think that is just more of a downward spiral rather you got yourself into. Getting older, being less active, poor diet, all starts to snowball.

If you force yourself to eat better, and exercise more, it will suck hard the first few weeks, but you will start to enjoy it and eventually will just be the way you do things.
  by: joshjje   09/06/2011 06:22 PM     
  Have to say  
... what about people like me that aren´t exactly enamored with exercise but do it anyway because we know we´ll be better off for it?
  by: Ben_Reilly     09/06/2011 07:28 PM     
Well lets see, I was in wrestling, martial arts, football, shotput and discus all through elementary school, junior high, high school and college, so part of me thinks I have been active enough right there.
But then I continued my weight training and cardio until about 10 years ago when I was in IT and broke my left knee. It happened at the end of a cabling job where I was going back inside to grab the last box of wire...
It´s been down hill from there as I do not have the same range of motion, strength, or ability to exercise with said left knee as I used to..

[ edited by Allanthar ]
  by: Allanthar     09/07/2011 02:20 PM     
Sorry to hear that :(. However, diet is much more important than exercise for losing weight. In fact you can do zero exercise and lose weight with right diet. You should check out ketogenic diet if you are interested. Lots of meat, fat, and protein mmmm.
  by: joshjje   09/07/2011 06:22 PM     
your circadian rhythm might explain the 3pm fatigue
  by: thedeeder   09/09/2011 06:43 PM     
Copyright ©2016 ShortNews GmbH & Co. KG, Contact: