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Sep 23, 2022

Researchers reveal soleus muscle helps to burn fat while sitting

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We still need to go to the gym, though.

What would you think if I told you that you could burn fat sitting down? Hang on to your hat because if you don’t like moving that much, this new development may be a turning point for you.

With this new development, the soleus muscle in the calf, despite accounting for only 1 percent of your body weight, can do a lot to improve metabolic health in the rest of your body if activated properly.


University of Houston.

Marc Hamilton, professor of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston, has invented a method for optimal activation — the “soleus pushup” (SPU), which effectively elevates muscle metabolism for hours, even while sitting.

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