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Posts tagged body fat

July 19, 2004

 

Super Slow Weight Training

Are you lifting weights too fast? Learn the best ways to lift for the results you want on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Obesity Lowers Brain Power?

Did you know that obesity in men lowers their mental ability? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Are you Overweight? Look to BMI

The most common criticism of the BMI is that it cannot tell the difference between fat and muscle. Because muscle is denser than fat an athlete’s BMI might indicate that he is overweight, but that extra weight might be composed more of muscle than fat.

September 27, 2003

 

Pass the Apples, Adam

Legend has it that when Adam bit into that fateful apple, a piece of it stuck in his throat and became the familiar “Adam’s apple.” But, what does an Adam’s apple really do for you?The Adam’s apple is a prominent bump on a man’s throat. It is caused by the underlying cartilage and ligaments of the larynx or voice box.

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