Post Meal Sit-Down v/s Post Meal Stair Exercise
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By Shifa Fatima, MSc.,

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Apoorva T, MHM.

Reviewed: May 22, 2022

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The Better Choice Experiment


1. Sitting Down After a Meal

2. Climbing Stairs After a Meal

Experiment Question

Should You Sit Down After a Meal OR Climb Stairs After a Meal?

Experiment Answer

Climb Stairs After a Meal

Going up and down the stairs (antigravity exercise) engages the major muscles in the body and helps to increase insulin sensitivity. This is a good routine post meal to bring down postprandial sugars.

Scientific Rationale

Sustaining a sedentary life without getting the appropriate daily exercise can reduce physical and psychological energy; induce cardiovascular problems and high blood pressure, and even shortened life expectancy. According to studies, over 80% of adults and teenagers are not physically active enough.  Many individuals believe that because they are overworked and engage in a wide range of physical activities in their day-to-day existence, The most common practical problem is that we are all under-exercising. We also lack sufficient knowledge about combining workouts most effectively. Also know about pp sugar range

What is Anti-Gravity Exercise?

Anti-gravity is a high-intensity aerobic and anaerobic workout that utilises a variety of muscle fibres. As per a new study, you don't need to engage in strenuous exercise to enhance your stamina and well-being. In the adjustment phase, it's crucial to go up and down the stairs three times a day, including five to ten minutes each time. Moreover, it is advised to regulate the body in proper functioning and release insulin with anti-gravity exercise. Also know about yoga for type 2 diabetes

Anti-Gravity Exercise Examples

1. Climbing the Stairs

The simplest, most well-known, and most practical anti-gravity exercise is stair climbing. If you are having knee pain or high BP problems, a healthy alternative, could be regular exercise. Stair climbing, in particular, is an anti-gravity workout that is very good for Weight Loss

2. Dump of Nitric Oxide

Nitric oxide dump is an option for those suffering from knee pain. Squats, alternating arm raises, non-jumping jacks, and shoulder presses are all part of this strong routine.

3. Anti-Gravity Yoga

Anti-gravity yoga sessions require the participant to exercise against gravity.This activates the body and helps you change into different postures while maintaining balance. Yoga practice regularly can help decrease stress, and normal blood pressure, increase mobility and improve general well-being.

4. Anti-Gravity Workout Machines

This anti-gravity treadmill is a novel and one-of-a-kind equipment that combines multiple cutting-edge technologies into a single device. The anti-gravity treadmills will assist you in destroying fat cells and converting them to energy. They will assist you in losing weight and shaping your physique.

5. Inversion Therapy

Inversion therapy is a procedure used to relieve back discomfort, expand the spine, and improve circulation. This exercise is not for everyone. Before attempting to utilise an inversion table to ease back pain, first should contact a certified physical- therapist to see if this treatment is right for you. 

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