Research has revealed a certain gut bacterial species increased mouse treadmill duration by 13 percent

A compelling new study has found increased volumes of a certain species of gut bacteria in marathon runners following the completion of an event. This species was found to metabolize exercise-induced lactate into propionate, a compound that may increase exercise capacity, pointing the way to a potential performance-enhancing probiotic in the future.

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