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Study: Don't text and workout

Posted at 8:09 AM, Jan 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 10:48:37-05

Researchers are asking you not to text while exercising because you could fall over.

The study was small, with just 45 students from Hiram College in Ohio, but it showed that texting on a mobile phone while working out changed a person's posture and stability.

Talking on the phone during exercise had a similar, but slightly smaller impact.

Listening to music with ear buds, had no effect on postural stability.