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  1. Is there a set point?

    The book on running I was just reading "Running until you're hundred" has a chapter called "Why does your body want to hold on to fat"
    The answer that the author (Jeff Galloway) gives is that we have a "set point" - the body get set on a particular point of body fat and is biologically engineered to hold on to that point. If we try to go under the body slows down its metabolism to prevent us. If we get thin the body sends all kind of hunger signals to make ...

    Updated October 1st, 2011 at 07:34 PM by liv