Phone Down & Fitness Levels Up? Why You May Want to Leave Your Cellphone in a Gym Locker! by Dr. Jamie Krenn

Fitness
4 years ago
Phone Down & Fitness Levels Up? Why You May Want to Leave Your Cellphone in a Gym Locker!

Spring is here and soon it will be summer! While most of us don't want to admit it, we would like our bodies to be beach ready. If you're planning to hit it the gym more as the weather warms, try leaving your phone in a locker. You might be surprised to learn that it can impede your workout.

Research supports the link between cellphone use, physical activity and sedentary behavior. After controlling for other known variables correlated to fitness, there was a significant negative relationship between total daily cellphone use and cardio-respiratory fitness. The research showed that higher-use cellphone users are significantly less fit than those who use their phones less. The study was published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity.

Read more about cellphone use and fitness here

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Wow, this is so interesting! I would bet many people think it helps their workout. Great to know. Thanks, Dr. Jamie Krenn !

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