Metabolism

Metabolism is the body’s ability to process food and create energy in the form of ATP – the energy required to run every system within our bodies. It affects how our bodies feel and how they function, including our ability to maintain a healthy body weight.

Essential Nutrients

Not just any food will do. Our bodies need relatively large amounts of three macronutrients: fats, carbohydrates and proteins.

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How Exercise Improves Our Bodies

We exercise to enable better movement in our daily activities and sports. This is how it works.

Our training exercises put a mechanical load (stress) on tissues or organs. Our bodies respond chemically to adapt to this physical stress. And the results are structural changes to tissues, muscles and ligaments that improve our strength and mobility.

This 3-part natural process can be enhanced or disrupted by the choices we make.

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