Replace Exercise With A Pill!?

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Researchers have created a real life exercise pill! That’s right, pop a pill and get ripped! It’s doing amazing things for mice right now. Anthony explains how it works and if it’s likely to end up in your medicine cabinet any time soon.

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New drug mimics the beneficial effects of exercise

“A drug known as SR9009, which is currently under development at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), increases the level of metabolic activity in skeletal muscles of mice.”

Drug Candidate Leads to Improved Endurance

“An international group of scientists has shown that a drug candidate designed by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) significantly increases exercise endurance in animal models.”

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49 comments

jean-luc harms September 12, 2013 - 11:03 PM

i mean OVER 9000!!!

Xerif917 September 13, 2013 - 8:53 AM

What happen to the medium size player button?

nictimus September 15, 2013 - 12:28 PM

-so bro do you even lift?
no, I take the pill, problem?

karakuri002 September 15, 2013 - 12:50 PM

In other words it shortens your life span

SuparCraft September 16, 2013 - 7:05 AM

Title fix: Ruin your body with a drug that shortens your lifespan!

scorpionkings September 18, 2013 - 7:54 AM

youtube decided to improve again!? : /

Mattistripping September 18, 2013 - 12:05 PM

Sounds like some good shit!

flioink September 20, 2013 - 3:41 AM

That would be smart people ;)

flioink September 20, 2013 - 3:45 AM

Do you really believe people like Newton, Einstein or Tesla were lazy?

flioink September 20, 2013 - 4:07 AM

Technology is the expression of human ingenuity, intellect and ability to solve problems, not laziness. Please tell me about how brilliant men like Leonardo da Vinci ,Galileo or Einstein were lazy.
I guess i hit a nerve with this topic, but my point is people will always find a way to bullshit around something. If you have the time to watch the next episode of "Breaking bad" you have the time to exercise, no pills needed.

Sean Lumly September 20, 2013 - 4:19 AM

Your mistake is replying to a fictitious assertion where I state that technology is an expression of laziness. What's worse is that you take a further leap and assume that I am labelling well known intellectuals as lazy. I appreciate the effort, but I can't offer a logical counter to your argument as it is off topic and not derived by valid reasoning. I suspect at this point that you're arguing for argument's sake.

Yan Heere September 22, 2013 - 5:55 AM

Cool idea, but in my personal opinion it'd be cheating for those that wanted to use it to just lose weight and stay 'fit'.

Fil Ipe September 22, 2013 - 6:53 PM

I had the same question some time ago. You probably have figured it out by now, but… It is under the option button (the one with the cogwheel).

PandaMagicFTW October 1, 2013 - 3:46 PM

LOL cheating? What is being healthy a competition now?

zack October 5, 2013 - 6:40 AM

i think they should try to improve this drug without messing up ppl biological clocks

TheaDragonSpirit October 8, 2013 - 1:45 AM

Calling bull shit on the title!

TheaDragonSpirit October 12, 2013 - 9:17 AM

I don't really exercise. I just eat a plant based diet, and don't over eat, I eat what I feel like. I am not over weight. I am little podgy. But not fat. If I exercised I probable would be ripped but learning is more interesting to me right now. Ha.

MGTOW Headquarters October 17, 2013 - 9:40 PM

I want this, as long as my balls don't shrink….

ProfounDisputes October 25, 2013 - 9:59 PM

Get unofficial Youtube Center app get any size player you want and more….,

hreaper November 20, 2013 - 8:19 AM

Would this help astronauts dealing with muscle degeneration in space I wonder?

BABA1 December 2, 2013 - 10:40 PM

lol id be pissed, i work hard as hell and someone gets it that easy wtf 

SombraMoon January 15, 2014 - 7:08 AM

Maybe if they figured out how to stop the speeding the body functions it could help every one from lazy to disabled.

Mr Gamer January 19, 2014 - 9:23 AM

NO EXCUSES STILL FATIES U HAVE TO GET UP OF THE COUCH LAY OF THE SNACKS AND WALK YOUR LAZY ASS'S AROUND THE BLOCK NOT HARD JUST TAKES SELF CONTROL ALSO WATCH OUT FOR MEDICATIONS U ARE ON THEY CAN CAUASE WEIGHT GAIN

Cheeser2012 January 28, 2014 - 12:18 PM

I would start a group against this. For those of us who workout 15-20 hours a week, prepare our own meals, and focus on good exercise and diets regularly… this is unfair! People who are lazy deserve to have their bodies reflect their effort. I don't believe that LAZY people deserve to be able to have low body fat, a good amount of strength, and be able to compete with athletes such as myself. I hope this drug never comes out, and if it does… i hope it kills (or seriously disables) those who are pathetic enough to consume it.

A Duck February 24, 2014 - 12:02 PM

So use the pills until you've lost target amount of fat, then replace with casual exercise and only take the pills in short bursts, perhaps periodically over the course of a few weeks every 6-12 months.

There, done. Can I have my super ab producing pills now? My sleep cycle is shredded anyway, so fuck all it matters to me. Just gimme the drug, let me decide what is or isn't a worth while payoff for using the drug. I honestly don't mind the side effects, and frankly even if I did the benefits far outweigh them.

Dafne Gutierrez February 27, 2014 - 9:40 AM

Did ANYONE else think futurama with this one? episode parasites lost, like hey! Maybe take a look at living organisms rather than chemicals? haha, half joking there

deadman1144 March 1, 2014 - 7:44 AM

or in space

zeebezoo March 2, 2014 - 1:20 AM

Sounds like an amazing idea, but it sounds like it would also accelerate aging, by speeding up new cell production. A very excellent temporary solution, but a horrid long term one.

siers sierinieks March 28, 2014 - 1:21 AM

Why do u even whant something like this if u get something doing nothing all point of it is gone. And to enyoy exercises u just need to get pass starting point and then u just couldnt live without excising cause u just will fell better.

Theko Lerotholi April 12, 2014 - 7:01 PM

cool shirt…

Mirkus Reuven April 30, 2014 - 11:59 PM

i want this i hate sports

Vaulren May 12, 2014 - 1:33 AM

I can eat what ever I want and how much of what ever I want and gain a single pound my body is weird, I swear I've got super metabolism.  

Alex Ebersberger May 12, 2014 - 6:15 AM

SR9009
It's over 9000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gaming Killer monkey May 29, 2014 - 3:25 AM

awesome

Pihtza Ryugi May 29, 2014 - 11:11 AM

Where's the closest research facility, so I can throw my money at them?

Kleo3392 June 28, 2014 - 8:10 PM

I wouldn't care everytime I eat more than one junk food a day I feel bloated and nauseous but eating healthy just makes me feel good and I like to exercise the feeling that your mouth is full of salt and that your heart is going to pop out of your chest and that your muscles have 20 lbs. weights tied on them makes me feel good.

Chrisanthos Nonis July 14, 2014 - 12:43 AM

I need more information about this drug, I want to know what would happen by getting this drug with steroids etc…

Ray Drouillard July 25, 2014 - 4:23 AM

It might also be useful for astronauts on long trips..

ArtisticBuilding September 4, 2014 - 11:20 PM

Should we even fuck with nature that much?

velnias November 6, 2014 - 9:23 PM

How lazy do you have to be?

Kleo3392 November 30, 2014 - 11:12 PM

Yes…

Richard root February 20, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Or just exercise.

Samantha Letterman August 2, 2015 - 3:15 PM

We're not mice .-.

Rodimus273 September 23, 2015 - 9:19 AM

good drug for astronauts

Kilae Huied January 16, 2016 - 6:56 PM

10 large pizzas, a jell couch, a huge TV, and an Xbox one. FOR 500 HOURS STRAIT.

kalel 311 February 8, 2018 - 8:53 AM

i wish there was a pill that would make you taller

rolliecrooks June 7, 2018 - 11:04 PM

I take this. it works.

Little Suruk November 12, 2019 - 1:53 AM

nope didnt happen. sad

Coukouwi November 16, 2021 - 5:12 PM

Cc les reufs