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Would You Opt for an Exercise Pill?

Exercise Pill

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  • Research shows that mice injected with a certain protein underwent physiological changes usually associated with exercise, including increased metabolic rates and weight loss. This may lay the foundation for an “exercise pill”
  • According to recent statistics, 79 percent of American adults aged 18 and over do not meet federal recommendations for physical activity for either aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise
  • Compelling and ever-mounting research shows that the ideal form of exercise is short bursts of high intensity exercise. This can dramatically cut down the time you spend exercising while reaping greater results
  • For optimal health, you’d also be wise to incorporate aerobic, strength training, core exercises and stretching, for a well-rounded fitness program

By Dr. Mercola

Exercise is a key factor in achieving optimal health; it's particularly important for controlling your blood sugar and normalizing your insulin levels.


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