Staying Healthy in Space: How do Astronauts Work Out?

If you have ever wondered what astronauts do to stay fit and healthy, you are not alone. At Kaiser Permanente, we are passionate supporters of the Every Body Walk! campaign, and being at this NASA event today, we can’t help but wonder what you can do in space to maintain strength.

As it turns out, Every Body Walks…even in space! According to this video, astronauts walk and run while at the International Space Station via a specially-rigged treadmill. Check it out.

Interested in the day-to-day life of astronauts? You can follow the current round of astronauts at the International Space Station on Twitter. See their handles in the graphic below.

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