A new study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal suggested that a less strenuous form of exercise, known as whole- body vibration (WBV) mimics muscle and bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice. Whole- body vibration is when a person is sitting, standing or lying on a machine with vibrating platform. When the machine vibrates, it transmits energy to the body, as a result, muscles contract and relax many times during each second. Exercising regularly can be challenging to many people, and lack of exercise is associated with obesity and diabetes epidemics.
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Question: Have you ever heard of whole-body vibration before? What strategies do you employ to motivate yourself to exercise regularly?