Category Archives: Antioxidants and Exercise

FREE RADICALS, ANTIOXIDANTS AND EXERCISE: A NEW PERSPECTIVE

Exercise increases the concentration of molecules known as free radicals. A free radical is a molecule that’s missing at least one electron in its outermost orbit, which causes it to be negatively charged. Traditionally, research has linked increased production of free radicals with damage to DNA, increased muscle breakdown and accelerated aging. Accordingly, various strategies…
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