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Click Image To Visit SiteIn my previous post, I sought to debunk the ever-present myth that being a “slave” to the treadmill gives females the body that they desire. Running mile upon mile signals excess energy production, which causes a reduction in the production of thyroid hormone, essentially bringing a woman’s metabolic rate to a screeching halt. With a decreased metabolic rate, fat loss will stop considerably, more than likely causing an increase in fat storage. Couple that with the fact that running increases cortisol levels leading to muscle catabolism and you have a recipe for disaster for body composition. At best, you’ll be skinny fat, if you’re lucky. (more…) Read More… 9to5 Health

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