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How is laughing good exercise ?

Asked by Answerater - 7 years 10 months ago



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It has been estimated by scientists that laughing 100 times equals the same physical exertion as a 10 minute workout on a rowing machine or 15 minutes on a stationary exercise bike. Laughing works out the diaphragm, abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles. Cool Quiz 2006

However, William Fry, a pioneer on laughter research, in an article for WebMd was said to indicate that it ?took ten minutes on a rowing machine for his heart rate to reach the level it would after just one minute of hearty laughter.? WebMD 2006

In addition to helping in many other ways, laughing is also clinically proven to strengthen the abdomen. Jared B. Cohen, Ph.D has run many experiments on laughing at his laboratory in Newark, New Jersey and says "Laughing not only helps your heart, but it also helps you look good for the beach". Although some think it is impossible that something as simple and painless as laughing can strengthen ones abdomens, 14 out of every 15 of Cohen's patients said that laughing was a better, and more humorous workout than sit-ups or crunches. To make laughing a truly effective workout, one must laugh for at least 30 seconds until they feel a small burning sensation. Although laughing is a fun way to workout, it is still advised, that whenever possible, one does sit-ups or crunches instead

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commented 7 years 1 month ago

ya right your a total loser I mean come on laughing building muscle. couldnt you use your time more useful not lieing on the internet?

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