How Long-Term Endurance Exercise Impacts Your Genes

Running over a long period of time "teaches your muscles to be more efficient, new research shows.

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Runner's World

Though you’re stuck with your genes for life, your lifestyle habits can make a significant impact on how those genes operate. Here’s a prime example: A new study published in the journal Cell suggests endurance exercise like running and cycling, when done long-term, can improve the way genes associate with metabolic health.

— By Elizabeth Millard

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