A Scientist's Guide To Life - How To Get Fit At Home
BBC Earth|May - June 2021
Due to the coronavirus, more people are exercising indoors. This month, we ask exercise researchers Matt Cocks and Katie Hesketh how to get fit at home
Matt Cocks And Katie Hesketh

THERE’S NO NEED TO GO THE GYM

Everyone can exercise at home. During the pandemic, life has been different and lots of people have started doing online workouts. Joe Wicks has been popular, for example. We’ve been exploring how well these apps and online programmes work.

APPS AND ONLINE WORKOUTS CAN BE HELPFUL…

…but they’re even better if they’re supplemented with a personalised smart watch that guides you through the exercises and gives you feedback on how well you’re doing them. We have found that people with these watches exercised more and were less likely to give up than the people without them.

THINK ABOUT EXERCISE INTENSITY

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