143: Metabolism: Reality Versus Controversy
Perhaps one of the most controversial and misunderstood topics is metabolism, or more specifically, resting metabolic rate (RMR). This enlightening lecture will explain the components of metabolism, factors that affect RMR, the latest biomedical research on RMR regulation and how exercise affects metabolism. Controversial topics such as proposed ways to “rev up your metabolism” will be discussed. Leave with an honest, practical and all-inclusive understanding of this complex phenomenon.