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Mighty Mitochondria

New science shows that it is not just how much muscle you have that’s important - it’s what’s inside that matters most. The metabolic activity of your muscles influences your body weight, energy levels, and your risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. Youthful, healthy muscle will have more mitochondria, less fat, and a healthy ratio of different muscle fibers. The mitochondria act like the powerhouse of the cell because they use fat and sugar to create energy. Mitochondria increase metabolism and stamina. How can we make more of the powerhouse cells (mitochondria) so we can decrease fatigue? The answer is EXERCISE. Ironically, lack of exercise causes you to feel even more tired beca