Is afternoon exercise best for metabolic health?


A new paper suggests exercising in the afternoon is better for improving metabolic health. But hold on, the paper actually doesn’t prove anything of the sort. But it does bring up a fascinating question. Does the timing of your exercise make a difference in your metabolic response? Or are there more important factors to consider? Let’s examine these important questions!

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Papers and article mentioned in this video:
https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.14814/phy2.14669
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30426166/
https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/105/3/660/5599745
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/27/well/move/the-best-time-of-day-to-exercise.html?

Table of content:
0:00 Introduction
0:58 Setup of the study
3:18 Exercise timing and circadian rythm
4:17 The relationship to nutrition
6:14 Exercise before or after breakfast?
7:57 Dr. Scher’s practical insights

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