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My Expats World | The Best Time of Day to Work Out

Staying committed to a regular gym routine is hard. Tackling fatigue, family and work don’t make it any easier. It may seem counterintuitive to get out of bed earlier when you are tired, or to go after work when you feel mentally drained. Just how are we meant to be maximising our workouts when we can barely keep our eyes open? Some fitness experts have explained the best time of day to exercise and to maximise your efforts while you do. So read on to see when is the best time of day to work out. Morning or evening? Most people are not weighing up their health benefits when deciding when to go to the gym. It’s usually a case of fitting a workout around other scheduled commitments. But is this the best way to do it? Personal trainer and instructor, Banafsheh Hassanzadeh, says: “The best tim...

Scientists Have a New Pill to Replace Exercise

We’re working longer hours and sleeping less. Our personal relationships are squeezed into the few remaining minutes of the day. It’s no wonder why we chase the fastest ways to get fit. Scientists in California have made some new breakthroughs with a drug called 516. These scientists have a new pill to replace exercise. It’s “exercise in a pill,” says Ronald Evans, who’s leading research on it at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California. Before you get excited about a pill with the potential to replace the chore of exercising, here’s everything you should know about 516. What is 516? It’s dubbed the “exercise pill”. 516 is a chemical compound that scientists have been working with for about 10 years now. It works by breaking down the body’...