The secret to a fit body in the future may not rely in a good workout, but rather in a vial of GW1516. To put it more simply it's exercise in a pill.
Researchers have done experiments on rodents with the drug, leading to the creation of what the media has dubbed â€œmighty miceâ€ from mouse potatoes.
â€œSedentary mice that took the drug for four weeks burned more calories and had less fat than untreated mice,â€ Yahoo news reported. â€œAnd when tested on a treadmill, they could run about 44 per cent farther and 23 per cent longer than untreated mice.â€
And remember, the placebo effect doesn't work on mice.
If GW1516 works the same way on humans, gym memberships might drop even more. Without sweating or exerting any type of energy, you could go from flab to fab while you laze on the couch watching Entourage.
Exercise in a Pill
More Stats +/-
Effortlessly Sophisticated Womenswear
D2C Cookie Doughs
Tilted-Face Digital Wristwatches
Athletic Ability-Measuring Wearables
Festive Carbonated Beverages
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Will GW1516 Work on People Too?
- By: BiancaAug 4, 2008