Could an ‘Exercise Pill’ replace your Workout? Scientists discover how to build muscle AND boost heart health without moving at all
We are one step closer to an ‘exercise pill’, scientists claim as new research reveals how to build muscle mass simply by altering a protein in the body.The study, conducted in mice, showed that suppressing production of the protein myostatin enhances muscles – and boosts heart and kidney health.
It is an exciting announcement for those who dread the gym.But scientists also point out that it could be a major development in treating obese people, since studies suggest their bodies overproduce myostatin, making it harder to see results from exercise.
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