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June 4, 2019

How Your Body Depletes Glycogen During Workouts

Click Here to Subscribe: http://Bit.ly/ThomasVid Website: http://ThomasDeLauer.com Get the Apparel I Wear at www.http://Hylete.com How Your Body Depletes Glycogen During Workouts Phosphorylated glycogen phosphorylase is active and catalyzes breakdown of glycogen to glucose 1-phosphate Breakdown of glycogen involves: 1) release of glucose-1-phosphate (G1P), 2) rearranging the remaining glycogen (as necessary) to permit continued breakdown, and 3) conversion of G1P to G6P for further metabolism Remember that G6P can be 1) broken down in glycolysis, 2) converted to glucose by gluconeogenesis, and 3) oxidized (in the pentose phosphate pathway) *Skeletal muscles mainly express beta2-adrenergic receptors and adrenaline, rather than noradrenaline, stimulates […]
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