English: Mid drive fluid motion quantum ellipt...

English: Mid drive fluid motion quantum elliptical trainer. A mid drive crosstrainer has the driving cranks centered under the user. A front drive elliptical hsa the driving cranks located at the front of the unit and the rear drive has the cranks at the rear of the unit. Houston Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

3 Quarks Daily says our muscles respond to exercise which can change how they work. They can help burn calories faster (lose weight) or can aid in development of diabetes. Muscles are important and indications are that they respond to exercise quickly but forget about it quickly as well. But new research may be showing that the epigenetic changes of exercise are longer lasting. The good news is you don’t have to kill yourself to get the benefits. Walking is a great exercise. If you use gym equipment, get trained in its proper use. Improper use can hurt you or not have as beneficial effect as using it properly.