It's not just muscles that could get a boost from Biceps

Blood tests showed changes to the levels of agents that may help with metabolic dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and mental decline after using the Biceps machine.
Blood tests showed changes to the levels of agents that may help with metabolic dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and mental decline after using the Biceps machine.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

The target was to increase the muscle mass in older people who may be too frail to exercise enough.

But the benefits of the Biceps (Bio Ionic Currents Electromagnetic Pulsing Systems) machine are yet to be fully plumbed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 18, 2019, with the headline 'It's not just muscles that could get a boost from Biceps'. Print Edition | Subscribe