Use It or Lose It: Fitness Deteriorates With Just Two Weeks of Laziness

exercise for weight loss and management, dumbbells

At least he’s trying…

From UPI:

A new study proves that the old adage “use it or lose it” is definitely true when it comes to fitness.After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had:

—A decline in heart and lung health

—Increased waist circumference

—Greater body fat and liver fat

—Higher levels of insulin resistance

Source: Study: Two weeks of no exercise enough to damage fit people’s bodies – UPI.com

It’s a small study, just 28 subjects, so may not be reproducible. But I bet it’s reliable.

Steve Parker, M.D.

Steve Parker MD, Advanced Mediterranean Diet

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