A Workout Can Change Your DNA

Lisa Says:  Per ScienceFriday.com 03092012, “Reporting in Cell Metabolism, researchers write that when people who lead relatively sedentary lives worked out the DNA in their muscle fibers changed almost immediately. Scientists also found caffeine had the same effect on isolated rodent muscles. Study co-author Juleen Zierath discusses the DNA modifications.”


Juleen Zierath
Professor, Clinical Integrative Physiology
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

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