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Do high reps increase cortisol?

However, research  shows that the time and intensity of exercise can affect the level of cortisol release. When it comes to exercise, more may not be better. Training for more than 60 minutes, even at a low intensity will burn up the body’s glycogen stores and stimulate cortisol release. A study  confirmed that long-term cortisol exposure was significantly higher in endurance athletes.

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