Curiosity Daily Podcast: Should You Exercise on an Empty Stomach?

Bestselling author and CBS news correspondent David Pogue explains why climate change is leading to more kidney stones and bar fights. Then, learn about the “doorway effect” when you forget why you walked into a room; and whether you should exercise on an empty stomach.

April 29, 2021

Episode Show Notes:

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A new study dives into the 'doorway effect,' or the tendency to forget things when you walk in a room by Cameron Duke

Should You Exercise on an Empty Stomach? originally aired November 29, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/exercising-on-an-empty-stomach-how-to-measure-curi

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