If you've ever shopped for a new car, you've probably compared stats between models: How much fuel does it use? How fast can it go? How quickly can it accelerate? For decades, scientists have been asking the same things about the human body. Last month, scientists announced that they'd determined the human body's maximal energy expenditure — basically, the maximum mileage we can get out of the tank. The takeaway? Pregnancy isn't that different from an ultramarathon.
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Written by Ashley Hamer July 2, 2019
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