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Posts tagged exercise

July 17, 2007

 

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Gallery Feet

Ever wonder why it's so tiring just standing around at museums? It's not like your getting tons of exercise. Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 31, 2006

 

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Weighted Toys

Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.

October 31, 2006

 

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Healing Exercise

You may think that resting is the good for letting your body heal, but exercise might actually be best. Find out why!

October 15, 2006

 

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Meditation Lowers Risks of Heart Disease?

Relieving stress is not only good for your peace of mind. Find out more about the health benefits of relaxation.

September 23, 2006

 

two women jog on the beach

Working Out Your Arteries

Exercise regularly and you'll reap the benefits, but how, exactly, does exercise make us healthier?

August 26, 2006

 

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How You Get Those Big Muscles

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

August 16, 2006

 

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To Eat or Exercise?

Here's a common belief about exercise. If you work out in the morning and want to lose more calories, don't eat before exercise.

June 27, 2006

 

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Bed Rest, Space Travel, and Bones

Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.

December 26, 2005

 

Race for the cure participants walk and run down a city street.

Running Vs. Walking: Which Is Better For You?

Is it true that running a mile and walking a mile burn about the same number of calories?

December 2, 2005

 

Squares Rule

“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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