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pgc-1 alpha

PGC-1 alpha- The Secret Metabolism Controlling Molecule

What is PGC-1 alpha?  Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator-1 alpha also known as PGC-1 alpha (PGC-1a, PGC-1α) is a lesser known, but very important molecule that affects many biological processes within the body, including the process of fat loss and energy metabolism in humans.  PGC-1 alpha is a transcription coactivator.  Transcription coactivators help to “activate” …

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increase mitochondrial biogenesis

Increase Mitochondrial Biogenesis: How to Do it

Before we address how to increase mitochondrial biogenesis let’s answer the following question: what are mitochondria?  You may remember from high school biology that mitochondria are considered the “powerhouses” of the cell.  The reason they are called this is because it is the organelle that is responsible for energy production.  Cellular respiration occurs in just …

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Habits

Habit Formation: How to Create Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

No workout or diet will help you if you are not disciplined enough to implement the protocol.  You have to be consistent and consistency requires discipline.  Discipline is hard.  It’s not easy to do something completely new.  You already have eating and workout habits.  But, these habits aren’t helping you.  If they were you wouldn’t …

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