2 Hours of Exercise in 20 Minutes?
Astronauts need to exercise 3-4 times a day to compensate for the harmful effects low gravity has on the body.
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The Vasper system is designed to provide the benefits of a two-hour workout in only twenty minutes. (0:10)
Astronauts who spend long amounts of time in space experience loss of strength in their muscles and bones. (1:16)
The Vasper system aims to increase the body's production of natural growth hormones by upping the concentration of lactic acid in the muscles. (2:03)